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Write the eccentricity of the hyperbola 9x2 – 16y2 = 144.

Answer :

Given: 9x2 – 16y2 = 144


To find: eccentricity(e)


9x2 – 16y2 = 144





Formula used:


For hyperbola


Eccentricity(e) is given by,



Here, a = 4 and b = 3





c = 5


Therefore,



Hence, eccentricity is


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