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anonymous
 one year ago
Identify the slope of the asymptotes of 5(y 1)2  20(x  1)2 =64
anonymous
 one year ago
Identify the slope of the asymptotes of 5(y 1)2  20(x  1)2 =64

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mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Have you done hyperbolas yet?

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Guess you're away from the keyboard, so I will give you a few hints and let you continue working on it.

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hints: 1. The equations represent a hyperbola centred at (1,1). 2. The hyperbola has the equation of the form (y/a)^2(x/b)^2=1...............(1) so the axis (line joining the two foci) is vertical. 3. With a vertical axis, the slope of the asymptotes is \(\pm a/b\). 4. So, if you transform the given equation to form (1) above, then you can find a and b, from which you can determine the slope a/b. Note that you can keep the (y1)^2 and (x1)^2 intact, since they simply represent a translation of the centre of the hyperbola, and will not change the slope of the asymptotes. If you need more information, everything you need is here: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/hyperbola.htm

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much!!!
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