Conics Playlist for Algebra 2
Conics, short for conic sections, are the graphs that result in various "slicings" of two cones that are tip-to-tip. Here is a good picture demonstrating the 4 conic sections, courtesy of Britannica Kids. The playlist begins with parabolas, as we have covered them already in Algebra 1 and 2, then continues to circles, ellipses, and hyperbolas.
At the top of each video, you can access that lesson's worksheet and quiz.
The worksheet contains the exact problems we cover in the video. Just print the sheet and work along with the class.
Take the quiz right after the video, to see how well you learned it.
To access the worksheet and quiz at any time, simply pause the video.
Below, you also have the option of viewing the same playlist on YouTube.
The videos in this playlist include:
1 of 8 – Parabolas
2 of 8 – Circles
3 of 8 – Ellipses
4 of 8 – Ellipses (one example)
5 of 8 – Hyperbolas
6 of 8 – Hyperbolas (more examples)
7 of 8 – Identifying Conic Sections
8 of 8 – Solving Linear-Nonlinear Systems
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