EducationConic Sections
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Determine what kind of conic section you have looking at the equation in expanded form

               
Are both variables squared?
YES
Do the squared terms have the same signs?
YES
Do the squared terms have the same coefficients?
YES
Circle
 

NO


NO


NO




Parabola
Hyperbola
Ellipse