I have no idea if this is the right place to post this, but here goes: x^2 - 4x + 8y + 4 = 0 If someone could please detail each individual step, that would be awesome.
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Originally Posted by saintv I have no idea if this is the right place to post this, but here goes: x^2 - 4x + 8y + 4 = 0 If someone could please detail each individual step, that would be awesome. You don't have to complete the square if you move things around: And let's switch the places of the and the Now let's factor
Originally Posted by artvandalay11 You don't have to complete the square if you move things around: And let's switch the places of the and the Now let's factor Thank you! Now, how would that be written in the (y-k) = a(x-h)^2 form?
Originally Posted by saintv Thank you! Now, how would that be written in the (y-k) = a(x-h)^2 form? Well we have And you want the x on the other side so lets subtract from both sides And divide by 8 to get In this case
Thank you! :d
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