1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

I Question on hyperbola.

  1. Jul 4, 2016 #1
    Why hyperbola has two branches facing in opposite direction.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 4, 2016 #2


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper
    Education Advisor
    Gold Member

    They are the result of deriving the equation and the associated graph which relies on this equation.

    Use the definition and the Distance Formula to derive the equation for a hyperbola. You may find the description of this process in intermediate and College algebra textbooks.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted