# Ch 40: TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Conic Sections

### About This Chapter

Re-examine the components of parabolas, ellipses and hyperbolas, and try your hand at deriving the equations for these conic sections with entertaining video lessons and quizzes designed to get you ready for the TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12 exam.

## TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Conic Sections - Chapter Summary

Let us prepare you for geometry and calculus problems included on the TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12 exam. This chapter's lessons review methods for finding the equation of a conic section when given the following:

• A parabola's focus and directrix
• An ellipse's foci
• A hyperbola's foci

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### TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Conic Sections - Chapter Objectives

This TExMaT exam is used by the Texas Education Agency to award Master Mathematics Teacher credentials to applicants who demonstrate a solid understanding of their content area as well as effective instructional techniques. The exam contains 90 multiple-choice questions and a case study assignment covering six content domains, including measurement and geometry and precalculus and calculus.

The conic section topics covered in this chapter might come in handy when answering measurement and geometry questions asking you to derive the equations of conic sections. These lessons can also prepare you for precalculus and calculus questions testing your familiarity with the properties of conic sections, their second-degree equations and their uses to solve problems.

5 Lessons in Chapter 40: TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Conic Sections
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