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anonymous
 4 years ago
The equation of a hyperbola is given by: 25x^216y^2+100x+96y=144
Rewrite the equation in standard form
anonymous
 4 years ago
The equation of a hyperbola is given by: 25x^216y^2+100x+96y=144 Rewrite the equation in standard form

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok.. it's complete the square time.. dw:1337817367153:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you what you need in that first parenthesis to make it into a perfect square trinomial?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, I do. It would be 4 in the first parenthesis and 9 in the second, correct? I am confused on what to do after that because the number on the other side of the equal sign is actually 444

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes... you're correct

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0whatever you do to one side, you do to the other.... dw:1337817614794:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, and then I get 400 on the right side and I'm unsure how to apply that to the other side.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1337817875892:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1337817783416:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1337817942410:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh... you're way ahead of me... :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is that right though? Is there anyway I can check the process because sometimes I keep going and it turns out wrong?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0shouldn't the right side be 100?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1337818132008:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0144 is actually 444. I typed it in wrong originally and then explained it after

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ooh ok, so the right side is 400..

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the process is correct... if there are no calculation errors, the equation is correct.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the equation you ended up with...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1337818278093:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes.. do you know where the center is?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It would be (2, 3) right? And its horizontal? How can I tell..I'm confused on when its different? Is a just always bigger?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this should be negative.... right? dw:1337818435775:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes. Darn it. I should have seen that. Thank you

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here's your verification : center is at (2, 3) http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=center+25x%5E216y%5E2%2B100x%2B96y%3D144

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you! That's perfect! The equation is horizontal right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh... yes.. this is a horizontal or left/right branch hyperbola...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And so a would be 4? Because in standard form it is 16 which is a^2?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0b=5 and c= the square root of 41?
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