Generic mathematical definitions of the conics (1 Viewer)

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Hello,

Do you know a website with the most generic mathematical definitions of the conics (parabola, ellipse, hyperbola)?

Thanks
 

Tom Mattson

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Here ya go:

http://www.krellinst.org/UCES/archive/resources/conics/ [Broken]
 
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Oh... PERFECT!

I've searched the web for a long time and could not find it. Thank you so much, Tom.
 
Do you have a reading reference in the web on conics with polar coordinates? I am not sure whether or not there is a real need to switch back to the cartesian form in this particular case.

Thank you very much
 

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