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 2 years ago
Which of the following correctly represents the coordinates of the foci of the ellipse attached?
 2 years ago
Which of the following correctly represents the coordinates of the foci of the ellipse attached?

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iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0answer choices A,B,C,D from top to bottom :) ***idk :( please explain! THanks :D

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There's a great tutorial on this at purplemath.com

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0could you please explain this to me? :)

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm not very good at explaining things.

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so im not quite sure... but I'm thinking B or D right? :/

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0aww :( okay :/ but is it B or D? thats what i have simplified it down to so far...

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You sound like you're guessing.

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no I'm not cuz i remember a little bit... i got this: The denominator to y is 36, which is > than denominator of x which is 9... so its vertical right?? so you list the y first?? like this?? (y4)^2/36 + (x+2)^2/9=1... idk am i on the right track so far??

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does that look right to you so far??

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I thought that was a minus, it's a plus, so yes, it will be either B or D.

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0kk :) so what i did so far is right? :D

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1At first, I thought it was \[\frac{(x+2)^2}{9}  \frac{(y4)^2}{36} = 1\]

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the center is (2, 4) right?? which leads me to either B or D... but idk how to find that last part :(

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh hhaa yeah its + :)

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha yeah its all good =D

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you made it this far, you should be able to figure out which one it is between the two. I told you that you need to be more confident in your work rather than ask for confirmation every time you worked out a problem. When I was your age, I never asked for confirmation. I was always confident in my work.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I didn't use calculators either. I couldn't afford one when I was in HS.

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh yeah i just don't know what to do after that.. :(

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you please show me what to do from there?? idk what to do :(

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I told you to review the tutorial on purplemath.com

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't know where to find it though .... :( can u pls show me what to do from here?? :)

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0k so i found this link... http://www.purplemath.com/modules/ellipse2.htm is that it?? I'm reading on it and from that i think the answer is B.... is that it?? am i understanding that link correctly?? is it B?? :D @hero? :)

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1As I stated before, you should be more confident in your own work. I believe you're smart enough to understand this without having to constant beg me for confirmation.

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay... well i didn't know this one :( could u pls tell me if i got it right?? =)

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but the tutorial helped a bit... did i get it?? is it B? :O

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm not going to answer that question.

iheartfood
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay :) thanks for your help though @Hero!! :) It's much appreciated :)
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