# SOLUTION: y=.5xsquared - 6x + 12 I need to get it into the equation of (x-x1) quantity squared + (y-y1) quantity squared= a whole number. Once in that form, I know how to graph.

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 Question 270989: y=.5xsquared - 6x + 12 I need to get it into the equation of (x-x1) quantity squared + (y-y1) quantity squared= a whole number. Once in that form, I know how to graph.Answer by josmiceli(9686)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! This looks like a parabola. Are you thinking its a circle? Here's the graph: