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lulubj

  • one year ago

which expression gives the length of the transverse axis of the hyperbola shown below? 2(a+b) a-b a+b 2(a-b)

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  1. lulubj
    • one year ago
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    http://media.apexlearning.com/Images/201011/29/a6168e78-d43e-403f-9410-ed838f3d0b3a.gif

  2. lulubj
    • one year ago
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    @jdoe0001

  3. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    well... the traverse axis means, the line from vertex to vertex thus |dw:1435709894711:dw|

  4. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    if we were to slide the point intersecting "a" and "b", over the curve, it'd end up; like |dw:1435710165798:dw|

  5. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    so in the end the line would end up as |dw:1435710275849:dw|

  6. lulubj
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    this is very helpful thanks

  7. jdoe0001
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    thus we could say that

  8. jdoe0001
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    |dw:1435710410356:dw| so... what do you think is the traverse axis, or "that line"?

  9. anonymous
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    so confusing

  10. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    hehe

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    lol

  12. lulubj
    • one year ago
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    yeah a little lol

  13. jdoe0001
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    |dw:1435710478069:dw| |dw:1435710530601:dw|

  14. jdoe0001
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    thus a-b = traverse axis

  15. lulubj
    • one year ago
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    so it would be B?

  16. jdoe0001
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    |dw:1435710708867:dw|

  17. lulubj
    • one year ago
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    oo i got it thanks!

  18. lulubj
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    its a-b

  19. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    once we slide the dot down the curve to the horizontal line "a" length is from the left focus over to the curve and "b" length is from the curve, to the right focus the distance from the focus to the curve is "b" if you subtract "b" amount from "a" all that's left is from curve to curve, or the traverse line :)

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