# Ch 9: Parabolas, Ellipses and Hyperbolas

Simplify the learning process with these lessons on parabolas, ellipses and hyperbolas, which includes equations derived from the foci and plenty of examples. The short lessons and quizzes in this chapter are a quick way to get ready for an upcoming exam.

## Parabolas, Ellipses and Hyperbolas - Chapter Summary

By studying these lessons, you'll boost your knowledge of parabolas, ellipses and hyperbolas. For instance, you can review how to use the foci to derive the equation of a hyperbola. This chapter can also help you better understand parabolas in intercept, standard, and vertex form. After completing the lessons, you should be ready to do the following:

• Provide a definition for parabola
• Discuss different forms of parabolas
• Outline the focus and directrix of a parabola
• Give an example of an ellipse
• Use the foci to derive the equation of an ellipse
• Provide an example of a hyperbola

The short video lessons in this chapter can help you gain a better understanding of parabolas, ellipses and hyperbolas. If you get stuck on a topic, you can submit questions to our experts. You can also take a self-assesment quiz that's available for each lesson to test your knowledge of the topics in the chapter. You can track the progress that you make from your personal Dashboard.

7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Parabolas, Ellipses and Hyperbolas
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