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PAGE: 450SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 44
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The conic  function is.

The general form of the conic equation is .

Identify the conic section using the discriminant of .

If a circle ; and .

If an ellipse  ; either and .

If a hyperbola .

If an parabola  .

The conic function is .

Here , and .

Substitute and values in .


The discriminant is , hence the conic is parabola.

The conic is parabola.


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