Matrix

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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

matrix(Conic)

Description

Given a conic, returns the conic matrix as described above.

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