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Find the following values to the equation of the ellipse (x+5)^2/25 +(y7)^2/144 = 1.
a. Center
b. Vertices
c. Length of minor axis
d. Length of the major axis
e. Foci
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Find the following values to the equation of the ellipse (x+5)^2/25 +(y7)^2/144 = 1. a. Center b. Vertices c. Length of minor axis d. Length of the major axis e. Foci
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
here is all you need to answer this question: \[\large \frac {(xh)^2}{a^2}+\frac{(yk)^2}{b^2}=1 \] where (h,k) is the center vertices for this ellipse: (h,k\(\pm \)b) length of the minor axis: 2a length of major axis: 2b foci: (h,k\(\pm \)c where \(\large c^2 =b^2a^2\)
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
let's find (h,k) first... h= k= ??
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
look at your equation and match it up with the one i wrote... what matches with h and k?
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
please hurry i have to have this done in 5 minutes or i fail1!
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(\large \frac {(xh)^2}{a^2}+\frac{(yk)^2}{b^2}=1\) \(\large \frac {(x+5)^2}{5^2}+\frac{(y7)^2}{12^2}=1\)
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so what are the lengths without vvariables? o.O
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
for the minor axis, its 2a for the major axis, its 2b you need to tell me what a and b are....
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but what about the ellipse that is nothing but variables?
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and am i allowed to have variable in the legths?
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the equation tells you everything you need to know..... you can identify all these quantities i'm asking for just by looking at your equation...
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i already gave you a and b...
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and the foci and eellipse?
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
use the relation i showed u.... in the first post...
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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you already know what a and b are.. you can find c...
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cookiesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmmm i really do not know this plus i am slightly brain dead btw r u a guy or girl
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dont i just have get the square roote of c^2 and since c^2=119 than the answer would be 10.9? right?
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
cookies....why does it matter?
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cookiesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
idk so i dnt get it wrong
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mj.jones90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well i'm a girl....soooooooo
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cookiesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yess i dnt wanna be rude kewl glad to have a gal pal
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