Identify the following equation as that of a line, a circle, an ellipse, a parabola, or a hyperbola. x + y = 5

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User: Identify the following equation as that of a line, a circle, an ellipse, a parabola, or a hyperbola.
x + y = 5

Weegy: In mathematics, an ellipse (from Greek a "falling short") is a plane curve that results from the intersection of a cone by a plane in a way that produces a closed curve.
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User: Identify the following equation as that of a line, a circle, an ellipse, a parabola, or a hyperbola.
x + y = 5
line
circle
ellipse
parabola
hyperbola

The conic section for the equation 4x^2 + 9y^2 = 36 is an ellipse. 4x^2 + 9y^2 = 36 divided by 36 on both sides the result is: x^2/9 + y^2/4 = 1 x^2/3^2 + y^2/2^2 = 1 which is ellipse.

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