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mj.jones90
 2 years ago
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
mj.jones90
 2 years ago
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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dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1here 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 \(\large c^2 =b^2a^2\)

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let's find (h,k) first... h= k= ??

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1look at your equation and match it up with the one i wrote... what matches with h and k?

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please hurry i have to have this done in 5 minutes or i fail1!

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(\large \frac {(xh)^2}{a^2}+\frac{(yk)^2}{b^2}=1\) \(\large \frac {(x+5)^2}{5^2}+\frac{(y7)^2}{12^2}=1\)

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what are the lengths without vvariables? o.O

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for the minor axis, its 2a for the major axis, its 2b you need to tell me what a and b are....

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but what about the ellipse that is nothing but variables?

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and am i allowed to have variable in the legths?

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the equation tells you everything you need to know..... you can identify all these quantities i'm asking for just by looking at your equation...

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i already gave you a and b...

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the foci and eellipse?

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1use the relation i showed u.... in the first post...

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you already know what a and b are.. you can find c...

cookies
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmmm i really do not know this plus i am slightly brain dead btw r u a guy or girl

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dont i just have get the square roote of c^2 and since c^2=119 than the answer would be 10.9? right?

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cookies....why does it matter?

cookies
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk so i dnt get it wrong

mj.jones90
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i'm a girl....soooooooo

cookies
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yess i dnt wanna be rude kewl glad to have a gal pal
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