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ConicSections v5.0 Final (shows work)


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Filename conicsectionsv5.0final.zip (Download)
Title ConicSections v5.0 Final (shows work)
Description This program performs various Conic Section operations dealing with Parabolas (completing the square), Ellipses/Circles, and Hyperbolas (shows all work in calculations) and reports graphing information on the equation. This program also includes an equation identifier. Operations: [Parabolas]- Ax^2+Bx+C --> a(x-h)^2+k (Completing the square) , [Ellipses/Circles]- Ax^2+By^2+Cx+Dy+E --> ((x-h)^2/a^2)+((x-h)^2/b^2)=1 , [Hyperbolas]- Ax^2+By^2+Cx+Dy+E --> ((x-h)^2/a^2)-((x-h)^2/b^2)=1 * Operations show all work!!!
Authors Austin Granger ()
Simon Olson (s.olsonti83p@gmail.com)
Category TI-83/84 Plus BASIC Math Programs (Geometry)
File Size 2,251 bytes
File Date and Time Sun Nov 30 04:16:38 2008
Documentation Included? Yes



Review by  Richard Wade
Reviewed on 2012-06-28
I loved this app and it does a great job showing how the equations are solved, but there is only one problem that I found and that is with the "Ellipses/Circles" solver. It actually turns the equation into a Hyperbola by incorrectly subtracting the second squared portion of the equation instead of adding it.

This is the correct formula:

Ax^2+By^2+Cx+Dy+E --> ((x-h)^2/a^2)+((x-h)^2/b^2)=1

This is what the program actually does:

Ax^2+By^2+Cx+Dy+E --> ((x-h)^2/a^2)-((x-h)^2/b^2)=1

The other parts work great including the actual Hyperbola solver.


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ConicSections v5.0.8xp   3336
Please Readme.txt   666

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