I have a conic equation Which I am required to write in one of the following formats: I've been looking online for a guide on how to do this, but with little success so far. Perhaps any of you can help. Thanks
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Originally Posted by aspotonthewall I have a conic equation Which I am required to write in one of the following formats: I've been looking online for a guide on how to do this, but with little success so far. Perhaps any of you can help. Thanks start by dividing every term by 4 ... start the process of completing the squares ... divide every term by 36 ...
Originally Posted by aspotonthewall I have a conic equation Which I am required to write in one of the following formats: I've been looking online for a guide on how to do this, but with little success so far. Perhaps any of you can help. Thanks Complete the square: if is a variable/unknown, we have that Do this with the variables and then do some algebraic order...BTW, you should get a north-south hyperbola with semiaxis 2 and 6. Tonio
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