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Graphic for Conic Sections

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  • Subject: [mg4764] Graphic for Conic Sections
  • From: Xah Lee <xah at>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Sep 1996 13:54:49 -0400
  • Organization: Best Internet Communications
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

I think many people--teachers in particular--are interested to use
Mathematica to generate graphics that illustrate conic sections. I have
completed writing a few Mathematica programs that does this.

The program will generates graphics of a double cone and slicing plane
of arbitrary angles, together with their intersections and Dandelin

You may get these Mathematica programs along with examples of their
graphics at my web page

 xah at; 74631.731 at
 Mountain View, CA, USA


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