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# Unit 5: Conic sections

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When we slice a cone, the cross-sections can look like a circle, ellipse, parabola, or a hyperbola. These are called conic sections, and they can be used to model the behavior of chemical reactions, electrical circuits, and planetary motion.### Learn

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- Graph & features of ellipsesGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Center & radii of ellipses from equationGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Ellipse standard equation & graphGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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- Foci of an ellipse from radiiGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Foci of an ellipse from equationGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Equation of an ellipse from featuresGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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- Foci of a hyperbola from equationGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Equation of a hyperbola from featuresGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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