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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- February 25th 2011, 03:54 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) - February 25th 2011, 04:53 AMProve It
It can't be done. Without knowing the value of you won't be able to sketch it.

- February 25th 2011, 06:00 AMsaravananbsQuote:

Sketch the graph given by the equation

if

then two figure are possible.

i)circle ( ) and

ii) ellipse ( ).

check it. - February 25th 2011, 11:35 PMPunch
- February 26th 2011, 02:23 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? - February 26th 2011, 02:48 AMPunch