Tuesday, November 19, 2013

It's important to understand the definitions of conic sections. Here's the definition of a hyperbola and a parabola.

The conic section defined by all the points where the difference of the distance from any point drawn to the foci is constant is a hyperbola.

The conic section comprised of all the points that are equidistant from a focus point and a directrix line is a parabola.

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