x2 + y2 − 2x +10y +9 = 0
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Originally Posted by philjerry x2 + y2 − 2x +10y +9 = 0 You have . Complete the square for the x and y quadratics and simplify. If you need more help, please show all your work and say where you get stuck.
Complete the square on the terms, complete the square on the terms, and move any remaining constants to the RHS. This will put the equation into the required form, i.e. .
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