Hi, Is it possible to write the equation of an oblique conic in the form? For example, the equation looks like How do I find the version of it? Thanks! -Masoug
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Not sure what you mean; looks like: 4y^2 - 5xy - 2x^2 + 1 = 0 Solve for y ?
Yes, how would I solve for y?
Treat the ' ' as a constant, and then substitute into the quadratic formula, or complete the square. Compare this with the general form of a quadratic: If then Here, your , and , so do the substitution.
Last edited by Quacky; Mar 3rd 2011 at 11:01 AM.
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