Tag: Conic Sections

  • Conic Sections 

    Conic Sections 

    Conic sections can be obtained as intersections of a plane with a double-napped right circular cone. The applications of these curves include the design of telescopes, automobile headlights, and reflectors in flashlights, etc. The constant ratio is known as the eccentricity of the conic. The eccentricity of a circle is zero. It shows how “un-circular”…