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  • 3 years ago

What is the eccentricity of the ellipse shown below? (x-5)^2/9+(y+2)^2/25=1

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  1. Algebraic!
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    \[\frac{ \sqrt{b^2-a^2} }{b }\]

  2. Algebraic!
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    b^2=25 a^2=9

  3. haleylou56
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    tese are my options

  4. Algebraic!
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    I think you're on the wrong problem

  5. haleylou56
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    oh! i mistyped the problem!

  6. haleylou56
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    its (x-5)^2/52+(y+1)^2/64=1

  7. Algebraic!
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    same idea.. plug the values into that expression I gave...

  8. haleylou56
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    d?

  9. Algebraic!
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    yes

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