Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 9 - Review Exercises - Page 1035: 15


See graph and explanations.

Work Step by Step

Step 1. From the given equation, we have $a=4, b=1$; thus $c=\sqrt {4^2+1^2}=\sqrt {17}$ Step 2. See graph; we can locate the foci at $(\pm\sqrt {17},0)$ Step 3. The asymptotes can be found as $y=\pm\frac{1}{4}x$
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