Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 3:39pm.
Find the equation of a hyperbola of the form x squared / M  y squared / N = 1
the transverse axis is 12 and the foci from the center is 16
is the answer x squared / 36  y squared / 220 = 1

Math  Reiny, Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 4:43pm
so a = 6
c = 8
a^ + b^2 = c^2
b^2 = 6436 = 28
then x^2/36  y^2/28 = 1