SOLUTION: 9x^2 +25y^2 = 64 into form of (x-h)^2/a^2 + (y-k)^2/b^2, How?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic-relations-and-conic-sections Question 420844: 9x^2 +25y^2 = 64 into form of (x-h)^2/a^2 + (y-k)^2/b^2, How? Answer by lwsshak3(6490)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!9x^2 +25y^2 = 64 into form of (x-h)^2/a^2 + (y-k)^2/b^2, How? .. 9x^2 +25y^2 = 64 x^2/(64/9)+y^2/(64/25)=1 This is an ellipse with center at (0,0) and horizontal major axis Standard form of ellipse: (x-h)^2/a^2+(y-k)^2/b^2=1 For given equation: a^2=64/9 a=8/3 b^2=64/25 b=8/5 center: (h,k)=(0,0) The graph below shows what this ellipse looks like .. y=((64-9x^2)/25)^.5