Posted by K.C on .
Find the standard form of the equation of the circle.
3(x+2)^2 + 3(y1)^2=18
so i used this formula
r^2 = (x+h^)2 + 3(y+k)^2
i just plug in the number but what do i do with the 3's outside of the parenthesis or i have to do something else...

Math(preCalculus) 
bobpursley,
divide each side by 3 to get standard form.