# How do you identify the following equation #x^2 + y^2 = 16# as that of a line, a circle, an ellipse, a parabola, or a hyperbola.?

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Mar 25, 2016

The equation is that of a circle

#### Explanation:

First, move all terms on 1 side of the equation...

The equation will be in the form

If both

If either

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