Finding the equation of the Ellipse and the Hyperbola
Instructions:

Click on the "New Problem" Button.

Follow the instructions and hit the "enter" key
when you have finished entering in your step.

Notice that each tick mark on the graph represents 2 units.
Written Exercises
When you have mastered the above tutorial, please answer the follwing in a few complete sentences

How do you tell the difference between the equation of an ellipse and the equation of a hyperbola?

How do you find the center of a conic from its graph?

How do you find a and b from the graph?
Information
on the graph of the ellipse and the hyperbola
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