Fitting an Ellipse

Students manipulate the midpoint of the foci and the parameters [b]a[/b] and [b]b[/b] of an ellipse to fit a photo. Then they write the equation. This lesson can be expanded by bringing in other photos with the "insert image" command.

 

Jennifer Silverman

 
Material Type
Activity
Tags
ellipse  photo 
Target Group (Age)
11 – 14
Language
English (United States)
 
 
GeoGebra version
4.2
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