## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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# Chapter 9 - Section 9.3 - The Parabola - Exercise Set - Page 997: 51

hyperbola.

#### Work Step by Step

Comparing the given equation with the general form $Ax^2+Bxy+Cy^2+Dx+Ey+F=0$, we have $A=4, C=-9$. Since $AC=-36\lt 0$, the equation represents a hyperbola.

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