# How do you find the standard form of #x^2+y^2+8y+4x-5=0#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 1, 2016

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#### Explanation:

From the given

Perform completing the square method

by rearranging the terms:

Calculate the numbers to be added on both sides of the equation

from

result

from

result

Therefore Add

From the standard form:

so that

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