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  • one year ago

Write the equation of a hyperbola with vertices at (-3, 0) and (3, 0) and co-vertices (0, 5) and (0, -5).

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  1. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    hint: the vertices of a hyperbola are these points: |dw:1439650842685:dw|

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay but where do the co vertices come from?

  3. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    the co-vertices are these points: |dw:1439650986535:dw|

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohh! okay

  5. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    in other words, our hyperbola can be represented by the subsequent equation: \[\Large \frac{{{x^2}}}{{{a^2}}} - \frac{{{y^2}}}{{{b^2}}} = 1\] where: \[\Large a = 3,\quad b = 5\]

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x2/9-y2/25 is the awnser?

  7. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    correct!

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay thank you! i have 2 more like this but will different numbers, can i post them and tag u to check my anwser?

  9. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    ok!

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