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

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zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A Circle has this form,\[\huge x^2+y^2=r^2\] A parabola has this general form,\[\huge y=x^2\] If you ignore all of the extra junk for a moment, which one does it more closely resemble? Notice the square on the y term in the circle equation.

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm thinking parabola... is that right? :/

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm thinking so also :O Our equation kinda looks like (if we ignore some of the junk),\[\huge x^2=4y\]Which definitely looks more like the parabola equation than the circle. right? :D

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But anyway, yes you are correct! :D

BrittanyFrench7
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yupp that is correct! Great job :)

matricked
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its not circle bcoz here coefficient of X^2 and y^2 are different (infact y^2 is absent)

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh okay!! thank you :)
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