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 Question 299094: I need to find the equation of the ellipse with center at (1,2) vertex at (1,4) and contains point (2,2). Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 299311: i have to write an equation for the hyperbola that satisfies each set of conditions. if you could walk me thru one i think i can figure out the others. vertices (-4,0) and (4,0), conjugate axis length 8. Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 299472: A hyperbola has asymptotes y = (+or-)3/5x. Which statement is true? 1. The conjugate axis is parallel to the transverse axis. 2.The vertices are (0,3) and (0,-3). 3.The hyperbola has only 1 y-intercept. 4.There is a focus at (3,5). 5.None of the above are true. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8907)

 Question 299505: find the vertices, center, and foci of the ellipse, and sketc its graph 9x^2+4y^2-36x+8y+31=0 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8907)

 Question 299760: If a right circular cone intersects a plane that runs perpendicular to the cone's axis (but does not pass through its vertex), the resulting curve will be a(n) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 300288: Solve the following system. x2 + y 2= 25 2x + y = 10 The solution set {(-, ), (, )}. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 300287: Choose the correct conic section to fit the equation. x2+ y2= 16 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 300296: Determine the coordinates of the foci of the original conic in exact form for the equation: 13x^2-6sqroot(3)xy+7y^2-16=0 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8907)

 Question 300407: The problem is: identify the vertices, co-vertices, and foci of the ellipse: ((x^2)/121)+((y^2)/100)=1 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 300963: Parabala...Word problem: What are the 3 consecative intragals numbers that sum 117? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 301031: What is the radius of the circle given by the equation below? x2 - 14x + y2 - 10y = -38 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 302063: an equation of an ellipse: x^2/4+y^2=25 how do you solve that one?? i know how to solve most, but not that one where their is no number under "y" Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 302063: an equation of an ellipse: x^2/4+y^2=25 how do you solve that one?? i know how to solve most, but not that one where their is no number under "y" Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 302076: we are doing parabolas and i was given this equation: i got stuck after i brought the 3 to the other side. how do i get this in conic form. thanks Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 302294: Find the vertex of the parabola.y = -4x2 - 16x - 11 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 302430: find the focus, directrix, axis of symmetry and opening of each of the following. x=y^2-6y Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 302546: i need to know he conic and e equationfor Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 302545: i need to know the name of the conic and he equation of this problem y2-4x+6y+29=0 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 302773: The vertex of this parabola is at (-1, -3). Which of the equations below could be its equation? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 302813: what is the conic section of this problem? is it an ellipse, hyperbola, parabola, or circle? y²+4x²-2y-32x=-61 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 302808: what is the standard form of this conic equation. is it a parabola, hyperbola, ellipse, or circle? = y²-9x²+6y-126x=441 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 302812: what is the conic section of this equation? is it a parabola, hyperbola, ellipse, or circle? y-2x²+4x=7 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 302810: what is the equation of this conic section? is it a parabola, hyperbola, ellipse, or circle? x²-4y²+6x+32y=155 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 302873: Determine whether each function has a maximum or minimum value. Then find the maximum or minimum value of each equation. 3/4x^2-5x-2 So, three-fourths a number squared minus five times the same number minus two. :) I know that it opens up and has a minimum value, since A is positive. :) But the finding the actual value part messes me up. It is an odd problem, so the answer is in the back of the book. The back of the book says it is -10 1/3. Please help on how to solve it? D: I don't need a graph at all (: Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 303171: Graph each ellipse and locate the foci. x^2/25 + y^2/16 = 1 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 303172: * Find the solution to this system of equations, algebraically and graphically. * Graph the solution set of this system of inequalities: Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8907)

 Question 303167: *Write an eqaution in standard(graphing) form *State which of the following (parabola, circle, elipsem or hyperbola)each represents. --y=3x^2 - 24x+50 --x^2-4y^2-6x+16y-11=0 --x^2+y^2-6x-2y-6=0 --4x^2+y^2-8x+6y-23=0 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 303441: Find the length of the major axis for the ellipse by this defined by this equation: (x-4)^2/25+(y+8)^2/81=1 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8907)

 Question 303789: please help me find the exact solution for the chapter in my book is circles, lines, and parabolas. i need my work shown as well. thank you!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 303787: please help me find the exact solution for the chapter in my book is circles, lines, and parabolas. i need my work shown as well. thank you!! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28550)

 Question 303890: please graph this parabola: y^2= -16x i have found the vertex:(0,0) Focus:(-4,0) Directrix:x=4 I dont know if my graph is correct. Please show me the correct answer. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 303777: Please help me find the exact solution of the chapter in my book is cirlcles, lines, and parabolas. i need my work shown as well. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

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