# If the equation of a conic section is #(x-2)^2+(y+5)^2=25#, how has its center been translated?

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Sep 12, 2014

This is an equation of a circle. Note that all of the terms would have to be divided by 25 to put the relation is standard form. The standard form of this equation is ...

You take the opposite sign of those values to find the center. In this example the center is