# How do you graph #4x^2 + 4y^2 + 24x - 32y + 51#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 9, 2015

You need to **complete the square** for both the x and y variables

#### Explanation:

Now, **complete the squares** remembering to keep the equation **balanced** :

So, this is a **circle** with:

**Center**

**Radius**

Hope that helped