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[tex] 2x^2 - y^2 - 4x - 8 = 0 [/tex]

so far I get this:

[tex] 2x^2 - 4x - y^2 - 8 = 0 [/tex]

[tex] 2 (x^2 - 2x +1) - y^2 -1 - 8 = 0 [/tex]

[tex] 2 (x-1)^2 - y^2 -1 - 8 = 0 [/tex]

the equation in standard form is...

[tex] \frac {(x-1)^2}{4}+ \frac {y^2}{10} =1[/tex]

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# Homework Help: Converting from General to Standard

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