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anonymous
 3 years ago
Which conic section does the equation attached describe?
A. Circle
B. Ellipse
C. Parabola
D. Hyperbola
**my answer: B. ellipse
is that right? =)
anonymous
 3 years ago
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
 3 years ago
Best 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.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hyperbola has form \[\frac{(xh)^2}{a}+\frac{(yk)^2}{b}=1\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh okay so then I'm not too sure :(

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That is the standard form of an ellipse* the one i posted before. Sorry my broswer really screwy :c grr

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no mat :O don't confuse heart. Click the picture for the function, don't look at what I posted.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh okay hahaa :P wait so I'm confused... what is this then?? :/

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's a hyperbola... as anhuya said :O

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh she posted the wrong sign between them I think.. ugh sec lemme look it up XD

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh i see :) it follows that format... :)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok :) so what is it then??? :/

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry everyone, mistype Hyperbola form is \[\frac{(xh)^2}{a^2}\frac{(yk)^2}{b^2}=1\]

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I 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,\[\huge \left(\frac{x}{a}\right)^2\left(\frac{y}{b}\right)^2=1\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, so i need to find the one that follows that format?

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It might appear in your book as anhuya posted it.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, so this is a hyperbola? :/

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0like @anhhuyalex said?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay!!! thank youu :)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its hyperbola i din't look ur post
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