GiggleSquid
I need someone to help me with hyperbolas, I keep entering an answer but it comes up wrong every time.
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UnkleRhaukus
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GiggleSquid
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yep, those are the little f**kers
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I need to find the vertices of the hyperbola: (y+@)^2/1 - (x+9)^2/9 = 1
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thats y+2 not y+@
Rogue
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Got this little chart from Paul's notes. It pretty much has all you need to know about hyperbolas =P
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In your case, k = -2, h = -9, b = 1, a = 3. So the vertices are (-9, -1) and (-9, -3).
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says incorrect
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no idea why?
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its what i got too...
jim_thompson5910
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missing a comma between the parenthesis
GiggleSquid
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are you pelletting me...
jim_thompson5910
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computers can be soo picky
GiggleSquid
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pelletting? lol
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nice swear correction
jim_thompson5910
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it's the filter
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iknow
Rogue
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Wow, I absolutely hate these types of online homeworks with a retarded computer.
jim_thompson5910
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yeah something so silly makes it completely wrong isn't fair, but oh well
Rogue
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AP Chemistry was so annoying because of UTexas, something similar to this.
jim_thompson5910
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just be sure to follow the rules, read the instructions, etc etc the best you can
GiggleSquid
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thanks jim, your right
jim_thompson5910
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and check and double check everything
GiggleSquid
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suprised i got to 98% of this program without knowing that
jim_thompson5910
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seems like this is probably the first time something like this has come up
Rogue
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Yeah, but you have to be super careful, or else you easily lose points on your homework.
I remember every time I was so sure I was right, but the computer spat out a red "incorrect." It got very frustrating :/
jim_thompson5910
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it would be nice if it would say how/where you got it wrong, but computers aren't that smart (yet)
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trying to make a joke, you math people are so hard to please...
jim_thompson5910
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lol that's true
jim_thompson5910
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we're very finicky...