# Algebra

• October 30th 2012, 10:50 AM
edwintan
Algebra
9x2 _ y2 = 41. Find x and y.
• October 30th 2012, 02:32 PM
skeeter
Re: Algebra
Quote:

Originally Posted by edwintan
9x2 _ y2 = 41. Find x and y.

you do realize that this is an equation for a hyperbola, and as a result has an infinite number of solutions for (x,y) ... ?
• October 30th 2012, 07:55 PM
edwintan
Re: Algebra
I know the answer . y= 20^ . x is ( 7 x 7 )=49. But is there is a method to do it . But the way what is hyperbola .
• October 31st 2012, 03:15 AM
skeeter
Re: Algebra
that is not the only solution. for example ...

$x = \sqrt{5} \, , \, y = 2$

http://www.mathwarehouse.com/hyperbo...ola-graphs.gif