# SOLUTION: y^2 -2x^2 -16=0 Write the equation in standard form. State whether the graph of the equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola .

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 Question 584866: y^2 -2x^2 -16=0 Write the equation in standard form. State whether the graph of the equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola . Answer by lwsshak3(6469)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!y^2 -2x^2 -16=0 Write the equation in standard form. State whether the graph of the equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola . y^2-2x^2=16 y^2/16-x^2/8=1 This is an equation of a hyperbola with vertical transverse axis of the standard form: (y-k)^2/a^2-(x-k)^2/b^2=1, (h,k) being the (x,y) coordinates of the center.