# Ch 40: PLACE Mathematics: Conic Sections

This chapter explores arcs, focus points, curves and other parts of conic sections to help you prepare for Colorado's math educator licensing exam. Video lessons and quizzes are both available to give you ample information and practice before taking the PLACE Mathematics test.

## PLACE Mathematics: Conic Sections - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you remember how to use equations to describe shapes and ways to measure distances. The easy-to-follow video lessons explain other topics you'll encounter on the exam including:

• Identifying the focus and directrix of a parabola
• Writing the equation of a parabola
• Foci, ellipses and hyperbolas
• Using the foci to find the equation of an ellipse and a hyperbola

There are multiple-choice quizzes at the end of every lesson so you can see how well you retained the information and have an opportunity to answer exam-type questions.

### Objectives of the PLACE Mathematics: Conic Sections Chapter

The PLACE Mathematics exam tests your ability to apply formulas involving circles and arcs to solve equations. The topics in the Conic Sections chapter are part of the Measurement and Geometry portion of the exam. This portion constitutes about 19% of the PLACE Mathematics test as a whole, which means that 19 of the 100 questions on the test will cover measurement and geometry. All questions are multiple-choice and require you to pick the correct answer.

6 Lessons in Chapter 40: PLACE Mathematics: Conic Sections
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