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 Question 617574: assuming that the equation represents a nondegenerate conic, classify by computing B^2-4AC. 2x^2-4xy+8y^2+7=0 Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 618492: How do you write the equation of the indicated conic in standard form? Parabola: Vertex:(2,8) Directrix:Y =4 Hyperbola: Vertices:(-3,2),(7,2) Foci:(-5,2),(9,2) Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 618494: How do you find the center, vertices, foci, and asymptotes of the hyperbola? x^2-9y^2+36y-72=0 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 618493: How do you find the center, vertices, and the foci of the ellipse? (y-5)^2/25+(x+1)^2/16=1 Or 36x^2+9y^2+72x-36y+36=0 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 618495: How do you find the vertex, focus, directrix, and axis of symmetry of the parabola? x^2-2x+8y+9=0 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 618495: How do you find the vertex, focus, directrix, and axis of symmetry of the parabola? x^2-2x+8y+9=0 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)
 Question 618495: How do you find the vertex, focus, directrix, and axis of symmetry of the parabola? x^2-2x+8y+9=0 Click here to see answer by John10(267)

 Question 618855: Transform the following equation by completing the square. Identify the conic section represented by each equation or its boundary. x=0.2y^2-2y-3 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 618961: Find the standard form of the equation of the specified hyperbola. Graph and Label. Vertices (+ or -2,0) Asymptotes y = +or- 1/2x Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 618962: Find the equations of the asymptotes of the hyperbola. 25y^2 - 16x -400 = 0 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 618960: Find the standard form of the equation of the specified hyperbola. 49x^2 - 196x - 36y^2 + 504y - 3332 = 0 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 618930: Does this parabola open upward or downward? How do you know? y=x^2-1 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 618931: Does this parabola open upward or downward? How do you know? y=-3x^2 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 619009: graph the equation. Identify the vertices and foci of the hyperbola. (4 problems-same type) a. y^2/16 - x^2/36 = 1 b. 9x^2 - 25y^2 = 225 c. (y+5)^2/36 - (x+2)^2/25 = 1 d. x^2/25- (y-2)^2/4 =1 Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)
 Question 619009: graph the equation. Identify the vertices and foci of the hyperbola. (4 problems-same type) a. y^2/16 - x^2/36 = 1 b. 9x^2 - 25y^2 = 225 c. (y+5)^2/36 - (x+2)^2/25 = 1 d. x^2/25- (y-2)^2/4 =1 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 619017: 1. Identify the focus, directrix, and axis of symmetry of the parabola a. y= 1/2x^2 b. y^2=16x 2. Identify the vertices, co-vertices and foci of the ellipse a. x^2/36 + y^2/16 =1 b. (x+5)^2 + y^2/49 = 1 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 618878: Write the equation in a standard form and graph. (x+7)^2 = 12(y-3) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 619024: Identify the vertices, co-vertices and foci of the ellipse for each equation a. x^2/36 + y^2/16 =1 b. (x+5)^2 + y^2/49 = 1 Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 619254: Write the equation of the circle in standard form and identify the center and radius. x^2+y^2-2x+6y+9=0 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 619258: Find the standard form of a sphere which A(8,-2,5) and B(6,4,-1) are endpoints of a diameter. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 619274: (x)^(2)+8x+(4y)^(2)-8y=80 Write the equation in standard from and then identify the graph of this equation and important characteristics of the graph, such as center, orientation, a,b,c. *I am just so lost....* Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 619255: Find the standard form of the hyperbola with verticies (0,3) and (0,-3) and asymptotes y=3/2x and y=-3/2x Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 619273: (x-2)^(2)/25 + (y+1)^(2)/16 =1 This will graph a(n) ____________ with a center at ___________________. The verticies will be ________ units from the center, the co-verticies will be _______ units from the center and the foci will be ______ units from the center. The orientation will be _________________. *This one I think is an elipse with a center at (2,-1) but again, I have no idea what to do....* Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 619252: Whats the standard form of an ellipse with verticies at (-5,-6) and (-5,8) and a minor axis of 6? Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)

 Question 619253: Find vertex, focus, and directrix of the parabola. 1/2y^2 +18x=0 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 619251: Whats the standard form of a parabola with vertex at origin and directrix of x=5? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 619450: i need to simplify the following to the form y^2/a^2-x^2/b^2 to i can solve a hyperbola problem. I don't know how to simplify it. The problem to be simplified is: (y+5)^2/36 - (x+2)^2/25 =1 Please help with step by step to simplify Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 619477: I have the following equation: I need to identify the vertices and foci of the hyperbola. I also need to show my work. (y+5)^2/36 - (x+2)^2/25 =1 thank you Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 619580: Hi, please help me solve the question: A man spends \$4.00 to buy lemons. If the price of each lemon were 4 cents less, he could buy 50 more for the same amount of money. What was the price of each lemon? Thank you! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 619577: Hi, please help me solve the question: Find the equation of a parabola passing through ( 1, -4) with the y-axis as the axis of symmetry and a vertex at (0,0). Thank you! Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 619455: I have the equation : (y+5)^2/6^2-(x-2)^2/5^2=1 i need to identify the vertices and foci of the hyperbola. I'm not sure how to do that with my numerators. And I also need to graph this. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6764)

 Question 620119: Find the coefficient of x17y3 from the expression (x + y)20 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 620148: does y value also increase towards infinity along with x value towards positive infinity if so does y value increase faster or slower than x value Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)