# How do I factor this with the 2x^2 ?

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Find the center ( *h,k* ) and the radius of the circle 2x^2 + 10x +2y^2 + y - 8 = 0

Find the center ( *h,k* ) and the radius of the circle 2x^2 + 10x +2y^2 + y - 8 = 0

##### 1 Answer

Oct 28, 2016

centre is

radius

#### Explanation:

to find centre of the circle we need to complete the squares on the x & y parts of the equation.

When completing the square get the coefficient of the square terms =1

Divide everything by 2 to begin with.

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centre is

radius