Posted by **krystall** on Thursday, May 24, 2007 at 11:20pm.

clasifying conics

4xsquared=64-64ysquared

4x^2 = 64 - 64y^2

4x^2 + 64y^2 = 64 .......divide each term by 64

(x^2)/16 + y^2 = 1

you should recognize the standard form of the equation of an ellipse.