# How do you graph #x^2/14^2 - y^2/11^2 =1#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 5, 2015

#### Answer:

See explanation

The final plot instruction and calculation method given.

#### Explanation:

I will not bother to square the 14 and 11 for simplicity on my side!

so

~~~~~~~~~~~~ Side Note ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Suppose

then

So the square root can be both positive or negative.

~~~~~~~~~~~ Back to the problem ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

To obtain the plotting values of y

Just insert your values for x and plot both the positive and negative values of