Translation of conic section in Spanish:

conic section

sección cónica, n.

noun

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    sección cónica feminine
    • These three trajectories are known as conic sections, as they are also the curves produced by cutting a cone along different planes.
    • The solutions to the equations describing the motions produced by this law are called conic sections - ellipses, hyperbolae and parabolae - which you get by intersecting a plane and a cone.
    • He worked on conic sections and produced important theorems in projective geometry.
    • For example he shows how to deform a circle into an ellipse and proves other results on deforming conic sections.
    • He continued his study of mathematics and wrote a dissertation on conic sections for his doctorate in mathematics which was awarded in 1879.