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Find equations for two lines through the origin that are tangent to the curve
(x^2) 4x+(y^2)+3=0
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This one's bothering me.. Find equations for two lines through the origin that are tangent to the curve (x^2) 4x+(y^2)+3=0
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NoelGrecoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Complete the square on the quadratic in x. It's a circle.
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adi171Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
tats a equation of circle....
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the equation of the line is\[y=+or\sqrt{1/3}x\]. just by using reduced equation form\[y=mx+b\]. then by solving the system\[\left\{ x ^24x+y^2+3=0;y=mx+b \right\}\] and the line containing the origin and verifying the condition of tangency will give the result
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