# Quadratic equation

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The graph of the quadratic equation x^T Ax = [0,0,1]x, where A = [ 1/(alpha^2) 0 0 ]

[ 0 -1/(beta^2) 0 ]

[ 0 0 0 ] is a(n):

A. ellipse

B. hyperbola

C. elliptic paraboloid

D. parabolic cone

E. hyperbolic paraboloid

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#### Solution Summary

This shows how to identify the conic section represented by a matrix equation.

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