Math - 2018-19

MA.6 - Conic Sections

  MA.6    The student will investigate, graph, and identify the properties of conic sections from equations in vertex and standard form. 

Adopted: 2016

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

·  Matrices can be used to represent transformations of figures in the plane.

·  A conic section is a figure formed by the intersection of a plane with a right circular cone. Conic sections include the parabola, circle, ellipse, and hyperbola.


ESSENTIALS

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

·  MA.61  Given a translation or rotation matrix, determine an equation for the transformed function or conic section.

·  MA.62  Investigate and verify graphs of transformed conic sections, using a graphing utility.

·  MA.63  Graph conic sections from equations written in vertex or standard form using transformations.

·  MA.64  Identify properties of conic sections.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 29, 2018