NZ Level 8 (NZC) Level 3 (NCEA) [In development]

Characteristics of hyperbolas

For any graph of a hyperbola, which of the following statements describe the locations of the foci, vertices, and centre with respect to one another? Select all that apply.

The foci are further from the centre than the vertices.

A

The centre is located at the midpoint of the two vertices.

B

The foci are closer to the centre than the vertices.

C

The centre is located at the midpoint of the two foci.

D

The foci are further from the centre than the vertices.

A

The centre is located at the midpoint of the two vertices.

B

The foci are closer to the centre than the vertices.

C

The centre is located at the midpoint of the two foci.

D

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