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Graphing Calculator

circles (PreCalculus)+ 
Calculator 
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Meta Calculator is a free online multipurpose calculator that supports the majority of calculator features used in high school or college. Features include

GeoCalc

Conic Sections (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
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Macintosh shareware for calculating the area, perimeter, sides, angles, and other measures of two and threedimensional shapes such as ellipses, rectangles, triangles, trapeziums, parallelograms, pol...
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Geometry Expressions

Conic Sections (PreCalculus) 
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Geometry Expressions is an interactive symbolic geometry system. This means: Geometric figures can be defined by either symbolic constraints or numeric locations. Measurements on your drawing are n...
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Graphing Calculator (formerly ...

Conic Sections (PreCalculus) 
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A very powerful graphing program that is also especially easy to use. You can graph functions in two or more dimensions using different kinds of coordinates. You can make animations and save as movies...
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Math911

Conic Sections (PreCalculus) 
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Tutorial feebased software for PCs that must be downloaded to the user's computer. It covers topics from prealgebra through precalculus, including trigonometry and some statistics. The software pos...
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Calculating the Asymptotes (Al...

asymptotes (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains how to calculate asymptotes of a hyperbola and graph it.
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Conic Sections and Special Poi...

Conic Sections (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains how to identify the type of conic section an equation represent, as well as how to identify its special points and graph it.
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Equation of a Horizontal Ellip...

general, standard forms of equations (PreCalculus)+ 
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Flash introduction to finding the equation of an ellipse centered on (0,0) and with its major axis on the xaxis. Students can use this Tab Tutor program to learn about the equation of this ellipse an...
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Equation of a Horizontal Hyper...

hyperbolas (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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Flash introduction to finding the equation of an hyperbola centered on (0,0) and with its major axis on the xaxis. With stepbystep instructions and an illustrated glossary, students can learn how t...
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Equation of a Parabola

Conic Sections (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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A parabola is the set of points that are equally distant from the focus point and the directrix. This Tab Tutor program will help you learn about the equation of a parabola and how to use it to derive...
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Equation of a Vertical Ellipse

general, standard forms of equations (PreCalculus)+ 
Flash 
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Flash introduction to finding the equation of an ellipse centered on (0,0) and with its major axis on the yaxis. Students can use this Tab Tutor program to learn about the equation of this ellipse an...
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Equation of a Vertical Hyperbo...

general, standard forms of equations (PreCalculus)+ 
Flash 
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Flash introduction to finding the equation of an hyperbola centered on (0,0) and with its major axis on the yaxis. With stepbystep instruction and an illustrated glossary, students can learn how to...
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Quadratic Functions

parabolas (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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This Flashbased tutorial covers the different varieties of parabolas you can get when graphing quadratic functions. It includes the standard and alternate forms of the quadratic formula, and demonst...
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Area of an Ellipse  Math Open...

ellipses (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate the area of an ellipse.
The major and minor axes can be dragged and the area is continuously recalculated.
The ellipse has a g...
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Conic Flyer

general, standard forms of equations (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to manipulate the graphs of the conic sections by changing the constants in their respective equations. The equation and variable values are displayed and change as the u...
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Drawing Hyperbola

hyperbolas (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Interactive page to draw hyperbolas.
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Drawing Parabola

parabolas (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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The applet manipulates an apparatus that draws a parabola from its definition that the distance from a fixed point called the focus is equivalent to the distance from a fixed line called the directri...
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Ellipse Game

foci (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Try to click on one of the foci of the ellipse; feedback is given if you get closer/farther away.
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Ellipse definition and propert...

ellipses (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that show the definition and properties of an ellipse.
The applet has a draggable point that shows that the sum of the distances to the foci is a co...
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Ellipse major and minor axes ...

major / minor axes (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that show the major and minor axes of an ellipse.
The applet has an ellipse whose major and minor axis endpoints can be dragged. As they are dragge...
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Elliptical Gear

ellipses (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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The workings of an ellipse as a gear.
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Elliptical Pool Table

foci (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Choose "New Toys" from the menu bar when it has loaded (be patient); then choose "Elliptical Pool Table" one that in turn is loaded. This applet simulates pool on a table where the "pocket" is the rig...
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Exploring Parabolas

parabolas (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Explore the properties of parabolas through a geometric perspective within your browser window.
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Exploring Parabolas

parabolas (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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JavaSketchpad applet for "carving" a parabola
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Foci of an ellipse  Math Open...

foci (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that show the definition and properties of the focus points (foci) of an ellipse.
The applet has an ellipse whose major and minor axes can be dragge...
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