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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

do hyperbolas have foci? if so how do you find them??

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  1. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    al conices have foci; its the point where they ... well, do something lol

  2. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    the foci of hyperbolas are nested inside the curves along the tranverse axis

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    ok

  4. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    you find them by taking finding 'c' again but in a slightly different way

  5. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    c becomes the hyp and a and b are legs this time so c = sqrt(a+b) ; a b being th ebottom numbers inthe equation

  6. amistre64
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    then take a distance of c both ways from center along the transverse axis to get the foci

  7. anonymous
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    so i add sqrt29 (c) to the x value of the center, then subtract it?

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