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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

Hey, I'm having issues with Hyperbola's.... I need to find the center of (x-2)^2/25 - (y-3)^2/36 = 1 Can anyone help?

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  1. dumbcow
    • 4 years ago
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    center is (2,3)

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    .... I kinda wanted someone to explain how they got the answer (:

  3. dumbcow
    • 4 years ago
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    the general equation for hyperbola: \[\frac{(x-h)^{2}}{a^{2}} - \frac{(y-k)^{2}}{b^{2}} =1\] center is (h,k)

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Tyvm (:

  5. anonymous
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    I have one more question for you Mr. Cow.... you said that the formula is (x−h)^2/a2−(y−k)^2/b2=1 does this mean that if the formula is (x-2)^2/25 that h = 2?

  6. dumbcow
    • 4 years ago
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    yes correct http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/Hyperbolas.aspx here is a nice resource to help you out

  7. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Cool thank you very much, could you answer my Asymptotes question as well? You are very helpful (:

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