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    Hyperbola standard form help

    Need help getting this into standard form

    3y^2-8x^2=48.
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    Re: Hyperbola standard form help

    Quote Originally Posted by Nfalconer View Post
    Need help getting this into standard form

    3y^2-8x^2=48.
    $\large{\dfrac{y^2}{16}-\dfrac{x^2}{6}=1}$
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    Re: Hyperbola standard form help

    I got center of (0,0) and a=4 b= 2.4 (or is it plus or minus 2.4) and c I got 4.7. Does that seem right?
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    Re: Hyperbola standard form help

    And y=4/2.4x or y=-4/2.4x
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    Re: Hyperbola standard form help

    And for foci I got (0,4.7) and (0,-4.7). I know u said no decimals but I'm practicing for a test next week and professor said use decimals.
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    Re: Hyperbola standard form help

    Quote Originally Posted by Nfalconer View Post
    I got center of (0,0) and a=4 b= 2.4 (or is it plus or minus 2.4) and c I got 4.7. Does that seem right?
    Quote Originally Posted by Nfalconer View Post
    And y=4/2.4x or y=-4/2.4x
    Quote Originally Posted by Nfalconer View Post
    And for foci I got (0,4.7) and (0,-4.7). I know u said no decimals but I'm practicing for a test next week and professor said use decimals.
    You have been told not to use decimals. I guess you don't want our help. Bye Bye
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    Re: Hyperbola standard form help

    Center (0,0) a=4 b=square root of 6, c=square root of 22. And foci of (0,square root of 22) and (0,- square root of 22) and y=4/square root of 22 and y=-4/square root of 22. Yes I do want your help please!
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    Re: Hyperbola standard form help

    Sorry I ment y=4/square root of 6 x and y=-4/square root of 6. My bad
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