Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - The Hyperbola - Exercise Set - Page 789: 46


Makes sense

Work Step by Step

Standard form of a parabola is $(x-h)^2=y(a-k)$ Here, vertex:$(h,k)$ and $4a$ is latus rectum. In the given equation, here the coefficients of $a^2$ and $b^2$ are same. This means that the parabola is symmetric to both the axes. Hence, the given statement makes sense.
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