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

Resource Type
ellipse  photo  practice 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
English (United States)
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