# How do you classify the conic #-6x^2+4y^2+2x+9=0#?

##### 1 Answer

May 20, 2017

Here is a helpful reference Conic Section

#### Explanation:

Using the General Cartesian Form in the reference,

, to compare to the given equation,

, we observe that

We can you the discriminant,

According to the reference this represents a hyperbola.