# What conic section has the equation #x^2+y^2+12x+8y=48#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 13, 2014

This is an equation for a circle. You begin by reorganizing the terms of the function so that

Next you will have to use the Completing the Square method.

Step 1: Reorder the terms

Step 2: Begin Completing the square

Factor

Solution: Standard form of a Circle.