anonymous
  • anonymous
Show, using algebra, that the formula for a parabola is a special case of the formula for an ellipse. I have no problems even paying 5$ after the answer has been received via paypal.... seriously...
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anonymous
  • anonymous
c/a=eccentricity
anonymous
  • anonymous
where c is the distance from the center to the focus of the ellipse a is the distance from the center to a vertex
anonymous
  • anonymous
if that is what you are asking

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anonymous
  • anonymous
hmm, very interesting fact. The fun part will be to write an equation that makes sense.
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh srry
anonymous
  • anonymous
This helps me start in a direction, i had no clue prior to this and my professor is not helpful at all
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok well i might not be very good at explaining this but i found a website that can, i hope this leads you in the right direction, here is the link. http://www.sophia.org/finding-the-equation-for-an-ellipse-concept?topic=conic-sections-circles-and-ellipses

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