11 Desmos Challenges: Implicit Relations (#11)

Explicitly-defined functions are just the tip of the awesomeness iceberg. Expand your graphing repertoire with implicit relations.


Goal: Use one expression line to plot the line shown below. Use the form x/a+y/b=1.

11.1 Prompt


Goal: Use one expression line to plot the ellipse shown below.

11.2 Prompt


Goal: Use two expression lines (a list and an implicitly-defined relation) to create the circle-based image shown below.

11.3 Prompt

Hint: The relation involves some absolute value action.


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Use what you’ve learned about implicit relations to create your own amazing graph. Share it here.

(Need some help with how to share a graph? Check out 11 Challenges: Saving and Sharing (#9).)

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