Posted by **sandra** on Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 3:33am.

1) In the general second-degree equation Ax^2 + Bxy + Cy^2 + Dx + Ey = F = 0, what is the discriminant and what does it tell you about the graph of the equation?

2) Which terms in a general second-degree equation (Ax^2 + Bxy + Cy^2 + Dx + Ey = F = 0) are used to find the discriminant and determine what type of conic the equation represents?

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