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    Let Σ be a subset of R^2
    that is given by
    x^2 + 3xy + 2y^2 + x + y = 0 in R^2.
    Determine whether Σ is a hyperbola, or parabola, or ellipse or something else
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    Quote Originally Posted by abrahamtim View Post
    Let Σ be a subset of R^2
    that is given by
    x^2 + 3xy + 2y^2 + x + y = 0 in R^2.
    Determine whether Σ is a hyperbola, or parabola, or ellipse or something else
    Don't you have class notes or a textbook that tells you what to do? What have you tried? Where are you stuck.
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