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Given the equation (x+5)^2 + y^2 = 1  Find: a) The Center C b) Length of Major Axis c)...

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kristenmarieb... | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted July 16, 2013 at 1:55 AM via web

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Given the equation (x+5)^2 + y^2 = 1 

Find:

a) The Center C

b) Length of Major Axis

c) Length of Minor Axis

d) Distance from C to foci

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aruv | High School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 16, 2013 at 2:05 AM (Answer #1)

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Given equation represents circle i.e.

`(x+5)^2+y^2=1`  ,it is an equation of circle.

a. centre at  (-5,0)

b and c. length of major axis= length of minor axis = diameter of the circle.

radius of the circle= 1 unit

diameter of circle=2 unit = double of radius.

d. distance between foci and centre is zero.

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