# What does the equation #(x+2)^2/4-(y+1)^2/16=1# tell me about its hyperbola?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 15, 2015

Quite a lot!

Here, we have the standard hyperbolic equation.

The center is at

The semi-transverse axis is

The semi-conjugate axis is

The vertices of the graph are

The foci of the graph are

The directrices of the graph are

Here is an image to help.