Conic Parabola Explore


Guided Questioning Document

  1. Move focus (gold point) and directrix (red point). List all the relationships you see as you move those dots.
  2. Hit the start button. List any other relationships you see with the points, segments, angles, etc.that you didn’t notice in step 1.
  3. Given a vertex and a directrix how can we form a parabola geometrically?