Conic Sections This page presents information about the traditional views of conic sections. Conics from a Function Viewpoint are presented on another page. 
Individual Pictures Conic Sections

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Cut the Cones Perspective Return to the Individual Pictures shown above and click on each picture so you are better able to examine how a plane passing through one or more cones creates the black string of points called a conic. Examine the pictures and contemplate the angle at which the plane cuts the cones. Examine the picture and summary below for a complete analysis. 
Eccentricity Perspective

Functions Perspective Visit Conics from A Functions, modern, calculator useful, basis.

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