How do you change #x^2 + 4y^2 - 4x + 8y - 60 = 0# into standard form?
The given equation is already in standard polynomial form, so I assume that what is required is to express this in standard elliptical form.
Re-arranging the terms to group the
Extract the common factor from the
Re-writing as squared binomials and simplifying
Divide through by 68and take roots of denominators