Step 1: Choose values for 'a' and 'c'.
Step 2: Move the 'b' slider from -10 to 10.
Step 3: Select all the points step 2 puts in the spreadsheet. Right click and select "Create list of points."
Step 4: Click on the "Conic through 5 points" tool.
Step 5: Click on 5 of your points generated in step 3.
Step 6: Right click on the resulting function in the algebra window and change standard form
Step 7: Compare this function to the Starting Function
Step 8: Explain to me why I never knew this before.