Does the plane that intersects the cone need to be parallell to the axis of the cone to make the section a hyperbola, or is it enough that it is not parallell to a generator?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If the latter is correct, can one say that a parabola is a special case of a hyperbola?

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# Homework Help: Hyperbola in Cartesian Planes problem

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