Sketch the graph given by the equation

I'm not sure how to present the equation to a form suitable for graph sketching(eg. hyperbola, ellipse, circle)

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- Feb 25th 2011, 04:54 AMPunchSketch the graph
Sketch the graph given by the equation

I'm not sure how to present the equation to a form suitable for graph sketching(eg. hyperbola, ellipse, circle) - Feb 25th 2011, 05:53 AMProve It
It can't be done. Without knowing the value of you won't be able to sketch it.

- Feb 25th 2011, 07:00 AMsaravananbsQuote:

Sketch the graph given by the equation

if

then two figure are possible.

i)circle ( ) and

ii) ellipse ( ).

check it. - Feb 26th 2011, 12:35 AMPunch
- Feb 26th 2011, 03:23 AMHallsofIvy
I don't see how that has anything to do with the question you first posted! However, here is a good way to find asymptotes for a hyperbola (which that clearly is). If x and y are both very, very large numbers then so are and so that, in comparison, we can ignore "1". That is, for very, very large x and y, the graph is almost identical with the two straight lines given by .

Now, how about telling us what the problem**really**is? - Feb 26th 2011, 03:48 AMPunch