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anonymous
 5 years ago
What is standard form of this hyperbola? 9y^2  16x^2  144 = 0
Then I can graph it.
anonymous
 5 years ago
What is standard form of this hyperbola? 9y^2  16x^2  144 = 0 Then I can graph it.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hyperbolas are of the form\[(xh)^{2}/a +(yk)^{2}/b=1\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do I convert it to that?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use intuition, from your equation how can you get a one on the right and at the same time some number under x and y?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Great, you're on the right track, continue.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would I now divide the 9 and 16 by 144?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is that the final answer? 9y^2/144  16x^2/144 = 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.09 can divide 144, and 16 into 144

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You want a^2 and b^2 at the bottom, so divide 144 by 9 and so on

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.09y^2/16  16x^2/12 = 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're on the right track, you should cancel the 9 and 16 and calculations off a little on b\[(y0)^{2}/4^{2} (x0)^{2}/3^{2}=1\]Good job
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