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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Get the variables on the left and the constant term on the right. complete the square twice and write the equation in the form: \[(xh)^2+(yk)^2=r^2\]
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I did but I end up with what I believe is the wrong answer. Okay, so obviously it would be (x4)^2+(y3)^3=20
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am confused as to what to do with the neg.
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The neg in front of the twenty
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
y^26x8y+20=x^2 x^2 +y^26x8y+20= 0 centre = (D/2 , E/2) in the form x^2 +y^2+Dx+Ey+F= 0 Therefore centre = ( (6/2) , (8/2) ) =...... Can you do it now?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Nothing. It will be gone because you will be adding numbers to the right and the left sides.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok. callisto wants to help you now. Good bye and good luck.
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
center is therefore.. (3,4) right?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
No... the sign is not correct
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So basically it's still the same center as it would be without the negatives...?
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay. Also, what the radius would be sqrtroot of 20.. right?
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry, but just for conformation.. It doesn't matter if there is a negative for the 'r', the center would still be the same.
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Nope.. \[r = \sqrt { (D/2)^2 + (E/2)^2 F}\]
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
D=6, E=8 , F=20 in your case. Put the numbers into it and solve, what would you get for r?
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rainbow22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That.. doesn't make sense though. The radius is typically sqroot of \[(xh)^2 + (yk)^2=r^2\]
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So, let's do the completing square once y^26x8y+20=x^2 x^2 + y^26x8y+20= 0 x^2 6x +y^28y+20 =0 (x^2 6x +9 9) +(y^28y +16 16)+20 =0 (x^2 6x +9) +(y^28y +16) 9 16 +20 =0 (x3)^2 + (y4)^2  5 =0 (x3)^2 + (y4)^2 = 5 (x3)^2 + (y4)^2 =[ sqrt (5) ]^2 r = sqrt 5 It DOES make sense
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