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Identify the following equation as that of a line, a circle, an ellipse, a parabola, or a hyperbola. 4x2 + 9y2 = 36 line circle ellipse parabola hyperbola
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User: Identify the following equation as that of a line, a circle, an ellipse, a parabola, or a hyperbola. 4x2 + 9y2 = 36 line circle ellipse parabola hyperbola

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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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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. 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 (More)
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The equation x + y = 5 is a line.
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