Diagram of an ellipse that can used to illustrate the different parts. Segment MN is the major axis,…

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

Illustration of a rhombus circumscribed about an ellipse. This could also be described as an ellipse…

Illustration showing an ellipse (and circle) as a section from a cylinder.

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

Diagram an ellipse with a tangent line that illustrates "A line through a point on the ellipse and bisecting…

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…

Each section is an ellipse. The surface is generated by an ellipse moving parallel to itself along two…

"If two equal ellipses, each turning about one of its foci, are placed in contact in such a way that…

A diagram showing the motions a young frog makes while swimming. In this stage of life, the frog makes…

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

Diagram showing how to construct a hyperbola when given the two foci and the length of the major axis…

The lines joining any point on a conic to the two foci are equally inclined to the tangent and normal…

the octant of the wave surface cuts each coordinate plane in a circle and an ellipse.

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.