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Find the center, vertices, and foci of the ellipse with equation 2x^2 + 9y^2 = 18
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Find the center, vertices, and foci of the ellipse with equation 2x^2 + 9y^2 = 18
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experimentXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1352907058035:dw details are given here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellipse#Focus
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sammy90210Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but what would the next step be?? @experimentX
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experimentXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
find the eccentricity ... the vertex is given by 'a' and the foci are given by 'a times eccentricity'
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roberto5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2x^2  9y^2 = 18 Dividing by 18 on both sides, x^2/9  y^2/2 = 1 which is a hyperbola and that too a standard one. Please refer Math class XI for further details on this topic. Source(s): I was a JEE topper :)
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