# How do I graph #16x^2-9y^2+32x+18y-137=0# algebraically?

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Sep 26, 2015

#### Answer:

Ellipse centered at (-1,1) and semi major axis of 4 unitsalong y axisand semi minor axis of 3 units.

#### Explanation:

Write the equation in standard form by completing the squares,

This is an ellipse with its centre at (-1,1), with semi-major axis of 4 units along y axis and semi-minor axis of 3 units along x axis