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iheartfood
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Which conic section does the equation attached describe?
A. Circle
B. Ellipse
C. Parabola
D. Hyperbola
**my answer: B. ellipse
is that right? =)
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iheartfood Group Title
Which conic section does the equation attached describe? A. Circle B. Ellipse C. Parabola D. Hyperbola **my answer: B. ellipse is that right? =)
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\huge \left(\frac{x}{a}\right)^2+\left(\frac{y}{b}\right)^2=1\] See the addition sign between them? Hmm I don't think that quite matches what we're looking for.
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anhhuyalex Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Hyperbola has form \[\frac{(xh)^2}{a}+\frac{(yk)^2}{b}=1\]
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhh okay so then I'm not too sure :(
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That is the standard form of an ellipse* the one i posted before. Sorry my broswer really screwy :c grr
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no mat :O don't confuse heart. Click the picture for the function, don't look at what I posted.
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhh okay hahaa :P wait so I'm confused... what is this then?? :/
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It's a hyperbola... as anhuya said :O
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh she posted the wrong sign between them I think.. ugh sec lemme look it up XD
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh i see :) it follows that format... :)
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok :) so what is it then??? :/
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anhhuyalex Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Sorry everyone, mistype Hyperbola form is \[\frac{(xh)^2}{a^2}\frac{(yk)^2}{b^2}=1\]
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I find these a little confusing because of all the extra numbers they throw at you. The 1 in x 1 just represents a horizontal shift to the right 1 unit. It doesn't affect the SHAPE of the graph at all. So I would recommend ignoring data like that. It might help you to see what's going on. The function essentially looks something like this,\[\huge \left(\frac{x}{a}\right)^2\left(\frac{y}{b}\right)^2=1\]
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, so i need to find the one that follows that format?
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It might appear in your book as anhuya posted it.
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, so this is a hyperbola? :/
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
like @anhhuyalex said?
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or wrote above?
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yah c: hyperbola.
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay!!! thank youu :)
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matricked Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its hyperbola i din't look ur post
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iheartfood Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha okay thanks :)
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