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Title: Cutting Conics
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L792
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: This lesson from Illuminations explores conic shapes. The shapes circle, ellipse, hyperbola, and parabola are illustrated. Students will discover how to cut a double-napped cone to create the various conic sections. The lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and should require one class period to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Analytic geometry -- Plane. Conic sections
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Algebra
Mathematics -- Geometry
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
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Format: html
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Audience: Secondary Education
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Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-03 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-02 12:54:15 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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