Ellipses - Exploration
- Jamie Fowler
Use the sliders for a, b, h, and k to see what happens to the shape and location of the ellipse on the graph.
Answer these questions. #1 What does h do to the graph? #2 What does k do to the graph? #3 Where is the center located? #4 How do you know if the ellipse is horizontal or vertical? #5 What value tells you the length of the major axis? #6 What value tells you the length of the minor axis?