Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.6 - Conic Sections in Polar Coordinates - Exercise Set - Page 1031: 34


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The type of conics can be determined from the value of the eccentricity $e$. If $e=1$, the conic is a parabola; if $e\lt 1$, it is an ellipse; and if $e\gt1$, we have a hyperbola.
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