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alyssababy7

  • 2 years ago

Graph the ellipse. 16(x - 1)^2 + 9(y + 2)^2 = 144

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  2. satellite73
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    divide by 144 first

  3. satellite73
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    you get \[\frac{(x-1)^2}{9}+\frac{(y+2)^2}{16}=1\]

  4. satellite73
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    center is \((1,-2)\)

  5. satellite73
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    and since the number under the \(y^2\) term is larger than the one under the \(x^2\) term you know it looks like this |dw:1354638211625:dw|

  6. alyssababy7
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    so it would be B?

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    yes, B

  8. alyssababy7
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    Thank you so much

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    yw

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