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March 19th, 2012, 01:05 PM   #1
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Eccentricity of a conic section

how do you find the eccentricity of a conic section? are there formulas that have to be memorized? I am having trouble getting the idea of eccentricity, could someone help me a little bit? Thanks
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March 19th, 2012, 02:14 PM   #2
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Re: Eccentricity of a conic section

Try this.
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