Classify the graph of the equation
I have an equation that i think is an ellipse or hyperbola since looking at the equation it has a .
However, i am having problems finishing it since i think i have to do complete the square but cant seem to get it.
Heres the equation.
Wouldn't i arrange like terms
then, completing the square has me baffled.
First term i take half of
so i now have
would i then take half of 3 which is
If true then:
pull out the 4 on the left side - but not ure how to handle the second side?
simplifying the left side further
Any help is much appreciated..
Re: Classify the graph of the equation