**1.**

**Mathematically, the ellipse is a curve generated by a point moving in space such that at any position the sum of its distances from two fixed points (foci) is constant and equal to**

**2.**

**The parabola is defined mathematically as a curve generated by a point that moves such that its distance from the focus is always__________the distance to the directrix.**

**3.**

**In synthetic curves, zero-order continuity yields**

**4.**

**In synthetic curves, first-order continuity yields**

**5.**

**In synthetic curves, second-order continuity yields**

**6.**

**The B-spline curve has a**

**7.**

**To determine the coefficients of the equation – two end-points and the two tangent vectors. This statement is true for which of the following?**

**8.**

**The Bezier curve is smoother than the Hermite cubic spline because it has _________ order derivatives.**

**9.**

**In the bezier curve, the curve is always________to first and last segments of the polygon**

**10.**

**________curves allow local control of the curve.**