Conic Sections: Graphing Hyperbolas
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  Graph the following hyperbola.

  Then, report the locations of its center, vertices, and foci below. Report the coordinates of the foci to the nearest tenth.

(x - 1)2 (y - 5)2  
- =1
4 25  

Horizontal Hyperbola

Enter the hyperbola's center: C(, )
Enter the hyperbola's right-most vertex:V1(, )
Enter the hyperbola's left-most vertex:V2(, )
Enter the hyperbola's right-most focus:F1(, )
Enter the hyperbola's left-most focus:F2(, )