Posted by **elise** on Monday, September 19, 2011 at 7:11pm.

identify the type of curve and sketch the graph of y2-2x+6y+5=0

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**Steve**, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 1:49pm
Assuming y2 means y^2, then we have a parabola, opening to the right:

2x = y^2 + 6y + 5

= (y+1)(y+5)

So it has zeroes at y=-1, y=-5, axis of symmetry at y = -3, vertex at (-2,-3).

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