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Alternate Hyperbola Construction

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Larry Ottman



This app allows you to experiment with an alternate construction of a hyperbola.  The tracing of the perpendicular bisector of the segment between a point on a circle and a point outside the circle create a hyperbolic locus. (G-GPE 3)

Tags: Geometry, Common-Core, conic-sections, hyperbola, bisector, perpendicular, circle
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