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**Kiran****Member**- Registered: 2006-11-15
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tell what conic section the following equation represents:

x^2 - 4y^2 = 4

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Divide by 4: x²/4 - y² = 1

Rewrite: (x/2)² - y² = 1

This is the canonical form of a hyperbola.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Kiran****Member**- Registered: 2006-11-15
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Thank you Mathsy

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