A Right Hyperbola of the special form

so that the Asymptotes are the lines and . The rectangular hyperbola is sometimes also called an Equilateral Hyperbola.

**References**

Courant, R. and Robbins, H. *What is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods, 2nd ed.*
Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, pp. 76-77, 1996.

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