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# Classifying Conic Sections

## Use the discriminant to classify ellipses, parabolas, and hyperbolas

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## Classifying Conic Sections - Overview

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## Classifying Conic Sections - Example 1

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Classify the graph of the equation as a circle, parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola given a general equation
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## Classifying Conic Sections - Example 2

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Use the discriminant to classify the graph as a parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola
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