# How do use the method of translation of axes to sketch the curve #16x^2+9y^2-320x-108y+1780=0#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 10, 2017

Please refer to the **Discussion** in the **Explanation.**

#### Explanation:

The eqn. of the curve is

**Completing the squares,** we have,

Dividing by

Now, **shifting the Origin** to the point

This represents an **ellipse** with **centre** at

**system** and having **lengths of major and minor axes**

resp.