# How do you write a standard form equation for the hyperbola with # y^2+2y-2x+5=0#?

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Apr 6, 2016

#### Answer:

The given equation is a parabola. It is **not** a hyperbola.

#### Explanation:

Here is the graph of the given equation.

graph{y^2+2y-2x+5=0 [-8.375, 11.625, -6.36, 3.64]}

This is a parabola with a horizontal axis of symmetry. As such it's general standard form is

Rewriting the given equation: