Oliver

10-26-2013, 04:35 AM

Which one of the following curves is represented by the equation (x-1)^2=9-y^2?

(A) Line

(B) Parabola

(C) Circle

(D) Hyperbola

Thanks!

(A) Line

(B) Parabola

(C) Circle

(D) Hyperbola

Thanks!

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Oliver

10-26-2013, 04:35 AM

Which one of the following curves is represented by the equation (x-1)^2=9-y^2?

(A) Line

(B) Parabola

(C) Circle

(D) Hyperbola

Thanks!

(A) Line

(B) Parabola

(C) Circle

(D) Hyperbola

Thanks!

nicole

10-26-2013, 04:35 AM

The general formula of a circle is

(x-x_{0})^2+(y-y_{0})^2=r^2, with center (x_{0},y_{0}) and radius r.

The given formula can be rewritten as

(x-1)^2=9-y^2 \Rightarrow (x-1)^2+y^2 =3^2 , which represents a circle with center (1,0) and radius 3.

Therefore the correct answer is (B).

Hope these help!!:)

(x-x_{0})^2+(y-y_{0})^2=r^2, with center (x_{0},y_{0}) and radius r.

The given formula can be rewritten as

(x-1)^2=9-y^2 \Rightarrow (x-1)^2+y^2 =3^2 , which represents a circle with center (1,0) and radius 3.

Therefore the correct answer is (B).

Hope these help!!:)

Oliver

10-26-2013, 04:36 AM

Thanks for your quick response!:)

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