Conic Sections. Hyperbolas. Definition. The conic section formed by a plane which intersects both of the right conical surfaces Formed when or when the plane is parallel to the axis of the cone . Definition. A hyperbola is the set of all points in the plane where - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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The Return of the Hyperbola
“If the sound of an enemy gun is heard at two listening posts and the difference in time is calculated, then the gun is known to be located on a particular hyperbola. A third listening post will determine a second hyperbola, and then the gun emplacement can be spotted as the intersection of the two hyperbolas.”
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