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Hyperbola Math Algebra

04/16/20

Equation of Hyperbola — Help!!

Hi! please help me!Question:A light on a wall produces a shadow in the shape of a hyperbola. If the distance between the two vertices of the hyperbola is 10 inches and the distance between the two... more
Hyperbola Precalculus Homework

12/04/19

x2−24y2−12x+96y−96=0. Find center,vertices,foci,and equation of asymptotes

It's a hyperbola.I
Hyperbola Precalculus

11/17/19

Pre Calculus Hyperbola Question

The sides of a nuclear power plant cooling tower form a hyperbola. The diameter of the bottom of the tower is 319 feet. The smallest diameter of the tower is 185 which is 380.5 feet above the... more
Hyperbola Precalculus

08/02/19

Hyperbola: a² > b²

In precalculus, the standard equation of a hyperbola with center at coordinates (0,0) is x² / a² - y² / b² = 1.Is it true that a² > b².
Hyperbola Algebra 2

07/14/19

Please help me solve this.

Two radio stations are located 150 miles apart, where station A is west of station B. Radio signals are being transmitted simultaneously by both stations, travelling at a rate of 0.2 miles per... more

07/01/19

Write the equation of a hyperbola with vertices at (-3, 0) and (3, 0) and co-vertices (0, 5) and (0, -5).

Write the equation of a hyperbola with vertices at (-3, 0) and (3, 0) and co-vertices (0, 5) and (0, -5).
Hyperbola Algebra 2 Equation

03/21/19

equation of a hyperbola

Precalculus Question:Two radar sites are tracking an airplane that is flying on a hyperbolic path. The first radar site is located at (0,0), and shows the airplane to be 200 meters away at a... more
Hyperbola

12/10/17

Find an equation for the hyperbola that satisfies the given conditions.

Vertices: (±1, 0), asymptotes: y = ±3x
Hyperbola

11/17/17

how is it that the b squared in the equation of the hyperbola is equal to the sqaure of the semi conjugate axis with length b?

what is the significance of the b in value of the conjugate axis?
Hyperbola

11/16/17

prove c squared = a squared + b squared in hyperbola

prove c squared = a squared + b squared in hyperbola. Cant find the proof any whwere.
Hyperbola Calculus Precalculus

09/30/17

Find the equation in standard form for the hyperbola that satisfies the given conditions:

Find an equation in standard form for the hyperbola that satisfies the given conditions:Transverse axis endpoints (3,3) and (3,−1), conjugate axis length 8
Hyperbola Precalculus

09/15/17

What are the coordinates of the center of the Sun if the center of the hyperbolic orbit is​ (0,0) and the Sun lies on the positive​ x-axis?

A comet following a hyperbolic path about the Sun has a perihelion of 180 Gm. When the line from the comet to the Sun is perpendicular to the focal axis of the orbit, the comet is 562.5 Gm from the... more

07/31/17

Answer the situational problem involving ellipse and hyperbola

A road passes through a tunnel in the form of a semi-ellipse. In order to widen the road to accomodate more traffic,engineers must design a larger tunnel that is twice as wide and 1.5 times as tall... more

07/31/17

Answer the situational problem involving ellipse and hyperbola

The arch of a bridge is a semi ellipse with a horizontal major axis. The span is 30ft and the top of the arch is 10ft above the major axis. The roadway is horizontal and is 2ft above the top of the... more
Hyperbola Equations Asymptotes

07/24/17

Equation of hyperbola

Find an equation for the hyperbola that satisfies the given conditions:   Foci (0,±6), asymptotes y=±(1/3)x
Hyperbola Graphing

07/22/17

Graphing a hyperbola

Suppose the hyperbola x2/a2 - y2/1 = 1 has a large value for a. Describe how the graph would appear.
Hyperbola

07/21/17

Find an equation for the hyperbola

Find an equation for the hyperbola that satisfies the given conditions:   Vertices (0±4)   Asymptotes y=±( 1/2)x
Hyperbola

05/29/17

The foci of the hyperbola coincide with the ellipse x2/25 + y2/9 = 1. If the eccentricity of the hyperbola is 2. Find its equation

The answer obtained is the hyperbola x2/4-y2/12 = 1. With b > a the foci do not coincide.... What is the correct answer   With b2 > a2, the hyperbola will be vertical. How will the foci... more
Hyperbola Math Asymptotes

05/02/17

(x+1)^2/9 -(y-3)^2/16 =1

(x+1)2 - (y-3)2 =1     9.          16.    Find the center , foci,vertices, and asymptotes of the hyperbola 
Hyperbola Math College Algebra

05/02/17

9y^2+18y=x^2+6x+9

change this equation in standard form by completing the square. 
Hyperbola Math Help

04/01/17

solve for y x^2/4 - y^2/7 =1

please solve for y for this hyperbola question

Form a differential equation of the family of all hyperbola whose center at (2,1).

Please I need your help ASAP. Thank you! 
Hyperbola Precalculus

05/18/16

Finding an equation of a shiftd hyperbola with vertices

Finding an equation of a shiftd hyperbola with vertices (-1, -1) (5, -1) and focuses (-4, -1) (8,-1) also find the equation of asymptotes of this hyperbola and sketch its graph 
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