In this lecture you will learn about Ellipses. Our instructor will begin with several Properties such as Foci, Major Axis, and the Minor Axis. Then, you will move into the Standard Form and Vertical Major Axis before Graphing Ellipses by Competing the Square and Equations with Center at (h,k).
meaning and significance of the major and minor axes.
fundamental equation a2 = b2 + c2
and use it frequently.
Use symmetry to
help you graph an ellipse.
standard formula for the equation of an ellipse.
Know how to put an
equation in standard form by completing the square.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.