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anonymous
 one year ago
A hyperbola is the only conic that has___________?
A. vertex
B. foci
C. minor axis
D. asymptotes
anonymous
 one year ago
A hyperbola is the only conic that has___________? A. vertex B. foci C. minor axis D. asymptotes

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Owlcoffee
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Which one would you suggest it is?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think it is foci because they mark the points on a curve correct?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0on the inside of the ellipse

Owlcoffee
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, that would be an incorrect answer. Since we are asked for a quality only the hyperbola has. Foci is a notable point that the parabola, the elipse and the hyperbola posses.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay that i see my mistake

Owlcoffee
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, so we can discard the option of "Foci". What conic has vertex, for example?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0an ellipse has a vertex

Owlcoffee
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, and so does the parabola, but then we must discard the "vertex" option.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Asymptotes are also on a ellipse so it has to be minor axis right?

Owlcoffee
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, an elipse as a minor axis, and so does the hyperbola. But the elipse does not have asymptotes,
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