Illustration of half of an ellipse. "The ordinates of two corresponding points in an ellipse and its…

Illustration of half of an ellipse used to show that the area of an ellipse is equal to pi times a times…

Illustration of a cone cut by a plane that is not parallel to the base and does not intersect the base.

Illustration showing the definition of an ellipse as a conic section. "The section of a right circular…

Illustration showing the definition of an ellipse as a conic section. "The section of a right circular…

Illustration showing that if one diameter is conjugate to a second, the second is conjugate to the first.

Illustration of half of an ellipse and its auxiliary circle used to construct an ellipse by points,…

Illustration showing the definition of an ellipse. "An ellipse is a curve which is the locus of a point…

Illustration of half of an ellipse. "If d denotes the abscissa of a point of an ellipse, r and r' its…

Illustration of an ellipse, whose major axis is vertical, inscribed in a circle whose diameter is equal…

Illustration of an ellipse with foci F' and F, major axis A' to A, minor axis B' to B, and center O.

Illustration of half of an ellipse. "If through a point P of an ellipse a line is drawn bisecting the…

Illustration of half of an ellipse. The square of the ordinate of a point in an ellipse is to the product…

Illustration showing that tangents drawn at the ends of any diameter are parallel to each other.

Illustration of half of an ellipse. "The sum of the distances of any point from the foci of an ellipse…

Illustration of how to draw a tangent to an ellipse from an external point.

Illustration showing the tangents drawn at two corresponding points of an ellipse and its auxiliary…

Illustration of 16 concentric congruent ellipses that are rotated about the center at equal intervals…

Illustration of 2 concentric ellipses, whose major axes are vertical, inscribed in a circle whose diameter…

Illustration of 2 concentric congruent ellipses that are rotated about the center at 90°. The ellipses…

An illustration of 2 ellipses that have the equal vertical axes, but different horizontal axes. The…

An illustration of 2 ellipses that have the equal vertical axes, but different horizontal axes. The…

An illustration of 3 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes. The…

An illustration of 3 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes, which…

An illustration of 3 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes. The…

An illustration of 4 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes. The…

An illustration of 4 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes. The…

An illustration of 4 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes, which…

Illustration of 4 concentric congruent ellipses that are rotated about the center at equal intervals…

An illustration of 5 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes. The…

An illustration of 5 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes, which…

An illustration of 6 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes. The…

An illustration of 6 concentric ellipses that are tangent at the end points of the vertical axes, which…

Illustration of 8 concentric congruent ellipses that are rotated about the center at equal intervals…

Illustration of concentric ellipses, whose major axes are vertical, inscribed in a circle whose diameter…

Illustration of concentric ellipses, whose major axes are vertical, inscribed in a circle whose diameter…

Illustration showing the definition of an hyperbola as a conic section. "The section of a right circular…

Oval with dotted vertical and horizontal lines that are lines of symmetry.

Illustration used to show how to draw an egg-shaped oval when given the diameters.