For ((X^2)/ 9) + ((Y^2)/16) = 1

the general form after 4 units right and 2 units down would be:

16x^2 + 9y^2 - 128x +36y + 148 = 0 Yes/No

and for the equation (((x-2)^2)\4) + (((y-3)^2)/16) = 1

the standard equation would be?

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- Jun 7th 2006, 05:47 PMStuartOne yes or no and one ellipse equation
For ((X^2)/ 9) + ((Y^2)/16) = 1

the general form after 4 units right and 2 units down would be:

16x^2 + 9y^2 - 128x +36y + 148 = 0 Yes/No

and for the equation (((x-2)^2)\4) + (((y-3)^2)/16) = 1

the standard equation would be? - Jun 7th 2006, 06:10 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**Stuart**

Thus,

Becomes,

Thus,

Thus,

Thus,

Your mistake it that you used the translation,

- Jun 7th 2006, 06:57 PMStuart
ok so how would I start the second equation listed?

- Jun 7th 2006, 07:08 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**Stuart**

Thus,