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anonymous
 5 years ago
A rectangular board is 2 by 18 units. The foci of an ellipse are located to produce
the largest area. A string is connected to the foci and pulled taut by a pencil in
order to draw the ellipse. Find the length of the string
anonymous
 5 years ago
A rectangular board is 2 by 18 units. The foci of an ellipse are located to produce the largest area. A string is connected to the foci and pulled taut by a pencil in order to draw the ellipse. Find the length of the string

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is equal to the major axis=18 unit

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you be more specific ? how to solve this ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the sum of the distances from any point on an ellipse to the foci is equal to length of major axis

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes....and to have a largest area the length of major axis will be equal to the length of board
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