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Algebra Applications: Functions and Relations, Segment 4: Elliptical Paths.

The planets orbiting the sun follow elliptical paths. In fact, the trajectory of a spacecraft traveling to Mars would also be elliptical. Students explore these various ellipses.

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Duration 7.73 minutes
Grade Range 6 - 9
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Functions and Relations
        • Applications of Functions and Relations
        • Conic Sections
        • Relations and Functions
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords algebra, functions, relations, conic sections, circles, parabola, hyperbolas, ellipses, space travel