Conic

Conic sections are the sets of points whose coordinates satisfy a second-degree polynomial equation Q(x,y)=Ax2+Bxy+Cy2+Dx+Ey+F=0. This quadratic equation can be written as bold-italicxTAbold-italicx=0, where, bold-italicx = xy1 

and  A = AB/2D/2B/2CE/2D/2E/2F

Syntax

conic(Matrix)
conic(Polynomial)
conic(Point, Point, Point, Point, Point)

Description

Given the conic matrix as specified above, returns the equation of the conic.

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Given the polynomial describing the conic, construct the conic defined by such equation.

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Given five points, constructs the conic that goes through all of them.

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