Constructing a Hyperbola

Author:
bwilson001
Topic:
Hyperbola
1. Move point E 2. Move point F 3. Watch the trace created.
1. What shape do the traces of points E and point F create? 2. What is the vertex of the trace of E? 3. What is the vertex of the trace of F? 4. Based on your pervious investigation, what would be call points A and B? 5. Find the difference between AE and EB then find the difference between AF and FB. 6. Move points E and F again, what do you notice about the differences you found in question 5?