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 Question 759157: Find the standard form of the equation of the ellipse with the given characteristics and center at the origin. Vertices: (0, ±8); foci: (0, ±6) Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1774)

 Question 758896: Determine the equation of the hyperbola whose asymptotes are x±2y=0 and which passes through (4,3) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 758377: A bridge is built in the shape of a parabolic arch. The bridge arch has a span of 196 feet and a maximum height of 30 feet. Find the height of the arch at 15 feet from its center. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 758142: what is the center of this circle? As you have Click here to see answer by Cromlix(708)

 Question 758297: I hope I picked the correct category; FYI: I am not a math person, I am a fledgling gardener who needs to know the linear feet of PVC pipe to purchase to span a 4'5" framed bed to ensure an arched height of 4'. Basically, I will be using the PVC to make a simple 'frame' over which I can drape bird netting to keep the deer from eating my veggies. Thank you ever so much! Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)
 Question 758297: I hope I picked the correct category; FYI: I am not a math person, I am a fledgling gardener who needs to know the linear feet of PVC pipe to purchase to span a 4'5" framed bed to ensure an arched height of 4'. Basically, I will be using the PVC to make a simple 'frame' over which I can drape bird netting to keep the deer from eating my veggies. Thank you ever so much! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 757924: find the formula for a hyperbola with foci on the y axis given that the asymptotes are y=+-5/3x what are the coordinates of the foci (hint leave these radicals they wont be integers) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 757598: The vertex of this parabola is at (-3, -1). When the y-value is 0, the x-value is 4. What is the coefficient of the squared term in the parabola's equation? Click here to see answer by pmatei(79)

 Question 757501: Find the equation of the quadratic whose graph is a parabola containing the points (-1,9), (2,15), and (3,29) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 757374: what is produced when you slice a cone with a plane that is parallel to the base of the cone Click here to see answer by LearnWithMajor(33)

 Question 757251: Which choice converts this standard parabolic equation to its simplified form? y = 2(x - (-3))^2 + (-5) A. y = 2x^2 + 12x + 13 B. x = 2y^2 + 5y + 9 C. y = 4x^2 + 4x + 4 D. y = 2x^2 + 5x + 9 Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(1110)

 Question 757277: which choice is equivalent to the following equation? y= (x-5)^2+16 A. y= x^2-10x+41 B. y= 3x^2-10x+41 C. y= x^2+x+8 D. y= x^2+10x+16 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6812)

 Question 757236: what is the conic section represented by the equation. 7x 2 + 7y 2 + 3x - 5y - 1 = 0 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57966)

 Question 756280: write the standard form of the equation of the parabola with its vertex at (0,0)and directrix Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 756283: identify the focus and directrix of the parabola given by Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 757090: A parabola has vertex (2,4) and directrix at y=8. Find the x-intercepts of the parabola. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 756337: Find the equation for the parabola with focus at (3, -3) and vertex at (3, 1). Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 756407: Given an ellipse whose major axis has a length of 8 and whose minor axis has a length of 6, what is the equation in standard form of the ellipse? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57966)

 Question 756281: write an equation of the ellipse with a vertex at (-8,0), a co-vertex at (0,4), and center at (0,0) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)
 Question 756281: write an equation of the ellipse with a vertex at (-8,0), a co-vertex at (0,4), and center at (0,0) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 756282: write the standard form of the equations of the circle that passes through the point (0,1) with its center at the origin. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 756241: Find the equation for a parabola with its focus at (5, 0) and a directrix of x = -5. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 756237: Find the equation for a parabola with its focus at (5, 0) and a directrix of x = -5 Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1774)

 Question 754965: write the parabola in standard form and graph x^2-4y-28=0 write the ellipse in standard form and graph 2x^2+y^2-4x-4y+4=0 write the hyperbola in standard form and graph x^2-8x+11=-y^2 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 754645: Find the vertex and the focus of the parabola x^2=-16y. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755851: the question on my final exam is "state the information and sketch the graph for (x-1)=(y-1)^2 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57966)

 Question 755682: What is the equation of an ellipse with foci (0,3) (0,-3) and co vertices (10,0) (-10,0) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 754759: Find an equation in standard form for a hyperbola whose transverse axis endpoints are (-5,2) and (3,2) and whose conjugate axis has length 6. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755660: what is the conic section modeled by the equation 6x^2+14x=75-9y^2 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755691: Find an equation in standard form for the ellipse with the vertical major axis of length 18, and minor axis of length 16. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755725: write the equation of the hyperbola with vertices at (5,0) and (-5,0) and foci at (radical 41,0) and (-radical 41,0) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755709: The graph of the equation below is a circle. What is the length of the radius of the circle? (x - 6)^2 + (y + 5)^2 = 15^2 Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1774)
 Question 755709: The graph of the equation below is a circle. What is the length of the radius of the circle? (x - 6)^2 + (y + 5)^2 = 15^2 Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 754877: write an equation of the ellipse with the vertices at (1,5) and (1,-1) and co-vertices at (0,2) and (2,2) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755031: Find the vertex, focus and directrix of a parabola represented by the equation (x-3)^2=-8(y=2) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755057: y=(1/18)x^2 this is a parabola i DONT understand how to get the focus for it Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755236: A.) What is an equation of the parabola with vertex at the origin and focus (-5,0)? B.) what are the vertex, focus, and directrix of the parabola with equation y=x^2-6x+15. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)

 Question 755277: how can you tell from the equation if it is an ellipse or a square? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6755)