Answers to Exercises from Winplot Basics

- Graph in the default window. Zoom out until you think you have the best display of the graph.
- Graph two ways: using the implicit function feature and by splitting it into 2 equations.
- Graph using "0=f(x,y)". What is the graph of this equation?
- Estimate the zeros of
- Estimate the maximum value of for x > 0
- Estimate the minimum value of for x < 0

Should look something like this: |

Using implicit functions |

Breaking it into two parts |

It's a hyperbola. (If you're interested in conic sections, ask your math instructor about them.) |