Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Which of the following correctly represents the coordinates of the foci of the ellipse attached?
 one year ago
 one year ago
Which of the following correctly represents the coordinates of the foci of the ellipse attached?
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Closed

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

HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
There's a great tutorial on this at purplemath.com
 one year ago

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
could you please explain this to me? :)
 one year ago

HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm not very good at explaining things.
 one year ago

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so im not quite sure... but I'm thinking B or D right? :/
 one year ago

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

HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You sound like you're guessing.
 one year ago

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no 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??
 one year ago

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
does that look right to you so far??
 one year ago

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

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
kk :) so what i did so far is right? :D
 one year ago

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

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

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhh hhaa yeah its + :)
 one year ago

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha yeah its all good =D
 one year ago

HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If 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.
 one year ago

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

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh yeah i just don't know what to do after that.. :(
 one year ago

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you please show me what to do from there?? idk what to do :(
 one year ago

HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I told you to review the tutorial on purplemath.com
 one year ago

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

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
k 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? :)
 one year ago

HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
As 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.
 one year ago

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

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but the tutorial helped a bit... did i get it?? is it B? :O
 one year ago

HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm not going to answer that question.
 one year ago

iheartfoodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay :) thanks for your help though @Hero!! :) It's much appreciated :)
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.