# How do you write the hyperbola #y^2-x^2/36=4# in standard form?

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Dec 12, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The standard form for a hyperbola is

either

or

In both cases the center is at

Given

we obviously will need to transform this into the second (up-down opening) form.

or (if you wish to make the center explicit)

While, not technically in "standard form", this could be simplified as: