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precalculus
Well, what do you know ... your problem is actually on its own webpage http://www.algebra.com/algebra/homework/Quadratic-relations-and-conic-sections/Quadratic-relations-and-conic-sections.faq.question.314229.html
Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11:09pm by Reiny

Algebra 2 - Conic Sections
I'm unsure of how to do this. Walk me through it? Identify the conic section represented by each equation. x^2 - 4y^2 + 4x + 8y - 16 = 0 x^2 - 4x - y + 7 = 0 x^2 + y^2 - 4x + 2y + 1 = 0
Friday, April 17, 2009 at 5:03pm by Kay

Conic Sections
What place or object in Washington D.C. looks like a conic section?
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 1:47pm by Kaitlynn

Conic Sections
How do you find the equation for this problem? Conic Center(1,3) directrix x =7 snd corresponding focus (3,2)
Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 2:27am by Bob

Algebra 2 - Conic Sections
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Friday, April 17, 2009 at 5:03pm by Anonymous

Algebra 2 - Conic Sections
What is the distance between P(3, -2) and Q(-5, -2)?
Friday, April 17, 2009 at 5:03pm by nelson

Algebra 2
How do I complete the square for this problem?? It's on translating conic sections. x^2-4x+y^2+2y=-1
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 2:01pm by Kit

trig
3x^2+16y^2=48 conic sections
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 2:05am by Anonymous

algebra
A conic section has the equation x^2+y^2+12x+8y=48. Determine the following; type of conic, domain and range, axes of symmetry, and center.
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:19pm by lee

maths-conic sections
find cartesian equation of a hypeerbola with centre as origin , focus : ( 2, 0 ) and line x = 2 as directrix .
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12:14pm by anoynomous

algebra 2
They are conic sections. For a more detailed explanation, see: http://math2.org/math/algebra/conics.htm or post what details you need.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 4:43pm by MathMate

geometry
I need images of Conic Sections: circle, ellipse, hyperbola and parabola...(those larger ones)...
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 10:13pm by klar maesen

Conic Sections
Even though I am not from your country, I recall from a visit years ago that there is a large park across from the White House called the "Ellipse".
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 1:47pm by Reiny

math
what are the general equations for the conic sections 1)parabola 2)circle 3)ellipse 4)hyperbola 5)inverse hyperbola
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 7:47pm by brittney

Algebra II
The General Equation for a Conic Sections: A x ^ 2 + B x y + C y ^ 2 + D x + E y + F = 0 In this case: x ^ 2 - 4 y ^ 2 - 4 x - 8 y = 36 Subtract 36 to both sides x ^ 2 - 4 y ^ 2 - 4 x - 8 y - 36 = 0 1 * x ^ 2 + 0 * B x y - 4 * y ^ 2 - 4 * x - 8 * y - 36 = 0 A = 1 B = 0 C = - 4...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 5:46pm by Bosnian

calculus
Conic sections A circle passes through points A(-5,2), B(-3,-4) and C(1,8). Find the coordinate of the point of intersection of the perpendicular bisectors of AB and BC. What is the equation of the circle?
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 9:28pm by Kelly

Calculus
Conic Sections- A point moves so that its distance from the origin is twice its distance from the point (3,0). Show that the locus is a circle, and find its centre and radius.
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 9:24pm by Kelly

maths-conic sections
I think you have a mistake. An hyperbola has two directrices, and they are always slanted if the focus is on an axis. You must mean a parabola. Nope, that is also bogus. A parabola has no center, and the focus cannot lie on the directrix. Better clean up your problem.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12:14pm by Steve

algebra 2
Determine values for A, B, and C such that the equation below represents the given type of conic. Each axis of the ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola should be horizontal or vertical. Then rewrite your equation for each conic in standard form, identify (h, k), and describe the ...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 10:48am by jenny

algebra 2
Determine values for A, B, and C such that the equation below represents the given type of conic. Each axis of the ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola should be horizontal or vertical. Then rewrite your equation for each conic in standard form, identify (h, k), and describe the ...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 10:48am by jenny

Conic section identification
Explain which conic section this equation and explain how to solve it: 12x^2-18y^2-18x-12y+12=0
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 1:12am by saad

Algebra II
I am lost on this one!!! Determine values for A, B, and C such that the equation below represents the given type of conic. Each axis of the ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola should be horizontal or vertical. Then rewrite your equation for each conic in standard form, identify (...
Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:19am by Jared

algebra help please
I notice that other problems are answered in a timely manner....was is my overlooked? Determine values for A, B, and C such that the equation below represents the given type of conic. Each axis of the ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola should be horizontal or vertical. Then ...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 10:10pm by jenny

Circles (Conic Sections)
I have no idea how to do these problems: Find an equation of each circle. 1. Center (3,5); tangent to the x axis 2. Center (5,-3); tangent to the y axis 3. Tangent to the x axis, y axis, and the line y=5 (two answers) I just really need help understanding how to do this.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:30pm by Amanda

Algerba
I dont understand what you are wanting. Is this supposed to be three points which define a plane? (there are no z coordinates). Is this supposed to be three points on a conic? What type conic?
Sunday, August 14, 2011 at 11:54pm by bobpursley

Circles (Conic Sections)
1. Did you sketch or just visualize the circle? Isn't the radius 5 ? so (x-3)^2 + (y-5)^2 = 25 2. Do it the same way. 3. y = 5 is a horizontal line 5 units above the x-axis. I can visualize a circle in the first quadrant, and another in the second quadrant. isn't the diameter ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:30pm by Reiny

Conic Sections: Circles
A row of sprinklers is to be installed parallel to and 4.5 feet away from the back edge of a flower bed. Each sprinkler waters a region with a 6 foot radius. How far apart should the sprinklers be placed to water the entire flower bed with the least possible overlap in ...
Friday, May 4, 2012 at 3:36am by Anonymous

Algebra URGENT! Conic sections
A spacecraft is in a circular orbit 150 kilometers above Earth. Once it attains the velocity needed to escape the Earth's gravity, the spacecraft will follow a parabolic path with the center of Earth as focus. Suppose the spacecraft reaches escape velocity above the North Pole...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6:55am by hanna

Algebra 2
1. given the equation (x+1)/16^2+(y-1)/16^2=1, where is the center of the conic section 2. given the equation (x-2)/9^2+(y+3)/9^2=1, where is the center of the conic section
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 2:07am by yakime

algebra
The graph of this equation will be which conic section?(x-5)^2+y^2=64
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 7:48pm by Anonymous

Algebra 2
I went to freemathhelp and this is what I got: *Not a conic section.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 12:59pm by Angel

algebra
Identify the line(s) of symmetry for the conic section x-(y-1)^2=2
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7:31pm by amber

algebra
identify conic section, its lines of symmetry and the domain and range
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 5:19pm by zac

Math
The problem is two circles that each circle has 4 sections. One cirlce is completely shaded and the other circle has 3 of the four sections shaded. There are a total of 8 sections between the two circles and 7 of the sections are shaded in. So would the fraction be 7/8? The ...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 10:22am by Anonymous

Math
help me solve this conic: 12x^2+y^2+6x-9=0 not sure what you mean by "solve this conic" You want to know what kind of conic? ellipse to find out its properties you have to change it into standard form (x-h)^2/a^2 + (y-k)^2/b^2 = 1 I would first divide by 12 x^2 + y^2/12 + x/2...
Monday, April 2, 2007 at 1:29pm by Blake

calculus
conic sections prove that the line x-2y+10=0 touches the ellipse 9x^2+64y^2=576 show that the equation of the normal to the ellipse x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 = 1 at the point (a cos theta, b sin theta ) is ax sin theta - by cos theta - (a^2-b^2) sin theta cos theta =0
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 9:49pm by Kelly

algebra 2
Classify the conic section . Write its equation in standard form. 4x^2-y+3=0?
Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 4:35pm by amber

math
sam has purchased 4 sections of fences that measure 22 1/2 feet long.he needs 2 sections that measure 19 3/4 for the length and 2 sections that measure 15 3/4 feet each for the width how much fence will he have left.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 11:05pm by mc

algebra 1
if you have two spinners,the first spinnerr has three sections: -1,-5,-6.the second spinner also has three sections:-5,4,8.if you spin both spinners and ADD the two numbers,what is the probability that the sum will be negative?
Friday, May 27, 2011 at 3:43pm by tyyyyyy

Algebra 1
First of all, we're learning how to solve equations with variables on both sides. Write and solve an equation for the situation. An architect is designing a rectangular greenhouse. Along one wall is a 7-ft storage area and 5 sections for different kinds of plants. On the ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 4:45pm by Mercedez

Math
Graph and identify the kind of conic the graph represents: a. x(t)=3 cos t y(t)=3 sin t on [0,2pi] b. x(t) =2 cos t y(t) =5 sin t on [1,5] I tried graphing A on my TI-89 calculator as y(1)=3 cos x and y(2)=3 sin x. All I see are two wave-like graphs crossing each other; I don'...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 4:27pm by Nikki

AP BIO
a scientist plans to use a microtome to cut sections of a particular type of tissue so then that typical cell will be cut into about 20 sections. to help him make careful observation of internal cell structures, he considers staining the sections with a dye. which of the ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 7:19pm by bubba

Math.
A spinner is divided into 8 equal sections. There are 3 yellow sections and 5 green sections. The spinner is spun 32 times. Which proportion can be used to find the number of times, B, that the spinner could be expected to land on a green section?
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:15pm by Kelly

calculus
conic sections question 1: verify that the point (3,2) lies on the circle x^2+y^2-8x+2y+7=0, and find the equation of the tangent at this point. question 2: find the length of the tangents from the point (5,7) to the circle x^2+y^2-4x-6y+9=0 question 3: find the equation of ...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 9:36pm by Kelly

maths - geometry -yr11
It is a conic. First use the discriminant theorem to figure out what conic it is where A x^2 + B x y + C y^2 + D x + E y + F = 0 if B^2 -4 A C negative - ellipse 0 - parabola positive - hyperbola here B^2 - 4 A C = 25 - 4*4*(-6) = 25 + 96 = +121 so it is a hyperbola the axis ...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 8:23am by Damon

Math
The clementine had 12 sections. Noah at 3/4 of them. How many sections are left?
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 5:32pm by Kim

GeoGraphy and History
What are the sections of the world ( i am having trouble w/ this question morethan n.e. others b/c my teacher that was all he had on the paper he didnt specify anything) As I sure you realize, there are many ways of describing various sections of the world. If you're in ...
Saturday, September 23, 2006 at 6:09pm by Teri

Math
a banner requires 1 1/2 sections of plastic. How many banners can be made from 12 sections of plastics? A.7 B.8 C.9 D.15
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 6:13pm by Derek

algebra 2
Explain which conic section this equation and explain how to solve it: 12x^2-18y^2-18x-12y+12=0
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 1:12am by saad

algebra 2 please check
Identify the line(s) of symmetry for the conic section x-(y-1)^2=2 I have this... (Y-1)^2=(x-2) Vertex (2,1) Symmetry y=1. Is this correct?
Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 4:31pm by amber

PreCalc
A square has side lengths of 24 cm. It is divided into four equal sections (as shown in the first picture) and then two of those sections are shaded. One of the unshaded sections is then divided into four equal sections and two of those are shaded (as shown in the second picture)
Monday, July 16, 2012 at 9:31pm by Anonymous

math
a sipinner has equal sized sections.The sections are labelled 1 thoughtr 12. What is the probability that you will spinn a multiple of 4 on your first spin
Friday, April 23, 2010 at 7:22am by kiss

algebra
Can someone check my answers on exploring conic sections? 1. Graph x2 + y2 = 9. What are its lines of symmetry? Every line through the center is a line of symmetry. The y-axis and the x-axis are lines of symmetry.( my choice) Every line through the center is a line of symmetry...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 9:57am by Lee

Algebra
it looks like you starting statement was (x-4)(x+2) ≤ 0 there are two critical values on the x-axis. At x=4 and at x=-2 Mark those with a solid dot. Now you have 3 sections of that graph 1. the part to the left of -2 2. between -2 and 4 3. to the right of 4 So simply ...
Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 5:02pm by Reiny

MATH
PLYWOOD WITH THE SURFACE MEASURES 8/9 SQUARE YARD IS CUT INTO SECTIONS EACH CONTAING 2/9 SQUARE YARDS. HOW MANY SECTIONS ARE THERE?
Friday, August 27, 2010 at 3:29pm by LUTHER

Mathhhh Help!
What is the probability that 3 will be spun on the spinner below? The sections in the circle are 8 sections with numbers, 1,3,2,4,2,4,2,3 My answer is 1/4 is this correct? The choices were 2, 1/4, 1/8, 3/8. I almost think to pick 2 but it doesn't seem right. So I chose 1/4 ? ...
Friday, May 11, 2012 at 7:51pm by Missy

Math
One way to do this is to draw three rectangles. Divide each into 10 equal sections. Shade 9 of each 10 sections.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 3:57pm by Ms. Sue

geometry
A circular garden is divided into 6 equal sections. The radius of the garden is 13 feet. Find the area of one of the sections.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:51pm by Giulia

physics
Concrete sidewalks are always laid in sections, with gaps between each section. For example, the drawing shows three identical 2.4-m sections, the outer two of which are against immovable walls. The two identical gaps between the sections are provided so that thermal expansion...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 2:19pm by justin

math 2
a plimber has a 2 meter length of pipe. he needs to cut it into sections that are 10 centimeters long, how many sections will he be able to cut?
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 8:49pm by kimmy plus

maths-probability
The diagram shows a spinner with six numbered sections.(where it has number 2 twice, # 1 triple & # 6 once ) Some of the sections are shaded. Each time the spinner is spun it stops on one of the six sections. It is equally likely that it stops on any one of the sections. (a)...
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 10:32am by pooja

Math
Larry has 36 sections of wooden fencing. Each section is 6 feet long. He plans on using all the sections to surround a rectangular pasture. What is the area of the largest pasture he could create
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 9:02pm by Jared Neistein

pre cal
What is the center of the conic whose equation is x^2 + 2y^2 - 6x + 8y = 0 2.Which one of the following equations represents a hyperbola? (5 points) A) 3x^2 + y^2 + 12x - 7 = 0 B) 3x^2 + 3y^2 + 12x - 7 = 0 C) 3x^2 + y + 12x - 7 = 0 D) 3x^2 - 3y^2 + 12x - 7 = 0 E) x^2 + y^2 + ...
Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6:27pm by Mecie

8th grade science
I dont know what to say here. Of the forces known to exist in nature gravity, electrical/magnetic, nuclear strong, and nuclear weak force, gravity is the only force possible. If you were trying to explain planetary motion, then the orbits result because the force of gravity is...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 9:58am by bobpursley

Career
What are some counter or window display ideas for an auto detailing business? Drawings or photos of excellently cleaned and polished parts of cars -- interior sections and exterior sections??? Before and after photos?? ??
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 1:58pm by Bryan

Probability
What is the probability of spinning a number greater than 5 OR less than 3 on this spinner? This problem has a picture of a spinner with 8 sections divided equally. The sections are labeled: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8.
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 4:01pm by LiLY

calc
What is the volume of the solid with given base and cross sections? The base is the region enclosed by y=x^2 and y=3. The cross sections perpendicular to the y-axis are rectangles of height y^3.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 7:15pm by Suzanne

math
graham divided his garden into 16 sections so far he has planted 3 of the sections. What fraction of the garden has been planted
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:55pm by tye

math
two thirds of 9 is 6 and one third of 18 is 6 if you draw a gragh of 9 divide it into three sections.each section is a third,two of those sections equal two thirds which is 6.now a graph of 18 divided into 3 sections each section is 6.each section represents one third. 6 is ...
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 5:38pm by ben

Copyright
Hey! Is it illegal under copyright law to record sections of a video so that you can use the quotes in an assignment about the video but then delete the sections after you've used them?
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 4:41am by Gina

Math
mariah bought a rectangular piece of land that was 3 miles long and 2 miles wide.She plans to divide into 2 sections of equal area. if she farms one of the sections how many square miles could be farmed?
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 12:03am by Bobby

Math
mariah bought a rectangular piece of land that was 3 miles long and 2 miles wide.She plans to divide into 2 sections of equal area. if she farms one of the sections how many square miles could be farmed?
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 12:03am by Bobby

Math
mariah bought a rectangular piece of land that was 3 miles long and 2 miles wide.She plans to divide into 2 sections of equal area. if she farms one of the sections how many square miles could be farmed?
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 12:03am by Bobby

2nd grade
One inch divided into 8 equal sections. In this oversize image, each inch is divided into 16 equal sections: http://www.mrmyers.org/Teacher_Resources/GIFs/rulers_combo.jpg The shortest markings indicate the 1/16th-inch sections; the next shortest markings indicate the 1/8th-...
Monday, March 30, 2009 at 3:18pm by Writeacher

math
x^2-4y^2=0 is what conic section?
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 8:06pm by Moe

Grammar
The first sentence is wordy -- and you also chose the wrong verb. The subject of the verb is "sections." The plural verb is "show." The sections show.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:23pm by Ms. Sue

math
I'm purchasing a board to build a bookcase. Want to divide the board into 1. 75 foot sections. I need six sections what size board do I need
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 7:38pm by rich

College Calculus
Find the volume of the solid with given base and cross sections. The base is the unit circle x^2+y^2=1 and the cross sections perpendicular to the x-axis are triangles whose height and base are equal.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 6:56pm by Anonymous

Fluid Mechanics
Water at 600F flows steadily through a horizontal circular divergent duct and discharges into the atmosphere as shown. A manometer with a fluid of SG=2.0 is placed between the two cross-sections with diameters D1 = 0.5 ft and D2 = 0.7 ft. Assuming inviscid flow, determine: (a...
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 1:47am by Bob

Alg 2
classify the conic section for (x+3)^2/16 - (y-5)^2/64 = 1
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 1:18am by Griselda

geometry
What unit is me? Anyway, if the parts are in the ratio of 4:1, it means that you can divide up the item into 5 equal sections. The large part has 4 sections, the small part has 1. 90/5 = 18 So, the parts are 72:18 or 4:1
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 11:14am by Steve

Math
solve for the conic in the equation y^2-6y+12x+33=0
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 7:37am by Dolly

Math
Virginia will spin each spinner once. What is the total number of different outcomes of a color and a number that can occur? the first color wheel is three sections of red, blue and green the other circle has sections of 1-8. Any help would be great and if you can explain in ...
Friday, May 11, 2012 at 7:48pm by Missy

alg 2
write an equation for the conic section Ellipse with vertices at (-2,2)and (4,2) and covertices at (1,1) and (1,3)
Sunday, May 11, 2008 at 8:34pm by trista

precalculus
which conic section is this the equation for? 3x^2 - 9x + 2y^2 = 15
Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 11:08am by JB

math
Which conic section is represented by the equation? x^2 - y^2 + 24x + 4y + 28 = 0.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 10:50am by karen

trig
yup, your equation represents a conic section. Nice ellipse.
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 2:05am by Reiny

math
holly's garden is divided into 5 equal sections. she will fence the garden into 3 areas by grouping some equal sections together. what part of the garden could each fenced area be?
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 8:42pm by Anonymous

5th grade math
holly's garden is divided into 5 equal sections. she will fence the garden into 3 areas by grouping some equal sections together. what part of the garden could each fenced area be?
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 9:27pm by dada

precalculus
ROtate the conic so that its equation 3xy-4y+ 18=0 has no xy term
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 5:01pm by steve

Pre-Calculus
How to write this conic section in standard form? 3y^2 = 108 - 12x^2
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 1:47pm by B

Pre-Calculus
How to write this conic section in standard form? 3y^2 = 108 - 12x^2
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 1:49pm by B

Algebra 2
I have the same question. For what value is this equation undefined? and Do the answers to sections a-d match your expectations? why or why not? I'm confused on how to answer this. Please help anyone! Thank you!
Friday, April 4, 2008 at 12:59pm by Tania

Health
Hello, what do various sections of the food pyramid stand for? I don' t know if the instructor is looking for breads, fruits and vegetables or what with the new pyramid. I know what the colors stand for but not the sections. Thanks (Broken Link Removed) You are on the right ...
Friday, August 25, 2006 at 4:58am by clark

Math
Complete the square for this conic section in standard form: x^2+y^2-6x+4y-12=0
Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 7:55pm by Molly

math
Can someone please explain this problem to me: I have to use integrals to find volumes with known cross sections but i just don't understand. Thanks! Consider a solid bounded by y=2ln(x) and y=0.9((x-1)^3). If cross sections taken perpendicular to the x-axis are isosceles ...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 7:15pm by summer

math
Can someone please explain this problem to me: I have to use integrals to find volumes with known cross sections but i just don't understand. Thanks! Consider a solid bounded by y=2ln(x) and y=0.9((x-1)^3). If cross sections taken perpendicular to the x-axis are isosceles ...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 8:54pm by summer

math
john and tom race around a circular track,divided like the face of a clock,into 12 sections.if john gives tom 4 sections start in advance and runs half as fast as tom.at what point on the track will he overtake tom
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 8:00am by wan

Math
Larry has 36 sections of wooden fencing. Each section is 6 feet long. He plans on using all the sections to surround a rectangular pasture. What is the area of the largest pasture he could create. How many different size rectangular pastures could he make? List the different ...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 9:05pm by Jared Neistein

trig
Find a polar equation of this conic with focus at the pole and the given eccentricity and directrix. e=2, r cos X =-1
Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 3:44am by mindy

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