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Topic: Parabola vs Hyperbola
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Re: Parabola vs Hyperbola
Posted: Mar 6, 2013 3:58 AM
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The difference is that Parabola is formed in intersecting the plane through the cone and top of the cone while hyperbola is formed when the plane slices the top and the bottom of the cone.

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