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ParthKohli

  • 2 years ago

What is the equation of a hyperbola?

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  1. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    isnt it \[\huge \frac{x^2}{a^2} - \frac{y^2}{b^2} = 1?\]

  2. Wired
    • 2 years ago
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    Close. Hyperbolas are centered on a point, so that needs to be in there as well: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/hyperbola.htm (scroll down to the middle)

  3. Calcmathlete
    • 2 years ago
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    You know, everywhere I go, a and b are switched to different places...

  4. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Thanks all! :)

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