# Ch 17: Honors Geometry: Conic Sections

Strengthen your knowledge of conic sections by reviewing lessons presented by expert instructors. Take lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the parabola, foci, ellipses and more in your Honors Geometry class.

## Honors Geometry: Conic Sections - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Take advantage of resources in this chapter to complete homework assignments and successfully pass quizzes and tests that focus on conic sections. Entertaining lessons make it easy for you to understand this subject area by providing in-depth looks at a variety of concepts, including how to identify a conic section, and learn the meaning of the parabola, ellipses and hyperbolas.

Navigate the lessons with ease by selecting the first one in this chapter to review then scrolling along the right-hand side bar to choose others in any sequence you desire. Revisit them as often as needed until you feel confident that you fully understand conic sections. Also, take short quizzes and a chapter exam to gauge your comprehension of the lessons. Upon completion of this chapter, you will understand:

• Ways to identify a conic section by its formulas
• The meaning of a parabola
• Foci and the meaning of ellipses and hyperbolas
• How to derive the equation of an ellipse and hyperbola from the foci

Lesson Objective
How to Identify a Conic Section by Its Formulas Study how to distinguish between the many formulas of a conic section.
What is a Parabola? Learn the definition of a parabola, where to find it in real life and the correct vocabulary to use when talking about it.
Foci and the Definitions of Ellipses and Hyperbolas Examine foci and the meaning of ellipses and hyperbolas.
Derive the Equation of an Ellipse from the Foci Understand how to derive the equation of an ellipse from the foci.
Derive the Equation of a Hyperbola from the Foci Discover the process of deriving the equation of a hyperbola from the foci.
Practice with the Conic Sections Demonstrate your ability to complete practice questions with conic sections.

6 Lessons in Chapter 17: Honors Geometry: Conic Sections
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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