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  • 2 years ago

Find an equation in standard form for the ellipse with the vertical major axis of length 16, and minor axis of length 10.

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  1. anonymous
    • 2 years ago
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    is the center at the origin?

  2. tholn
    • 2 years ago
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    i think so

  3. anonymous
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1369756000425:dw|

  4. tholn
    • 2 years ago
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    so its x2/5+y2/8

  5. anonymous
    • 2 years ago
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    if that is the case, then it should be \[\frac{x^2}{5^2}+\frac{y^2}{8^2}=1\]

  6. tholn
    • 2 years ago
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    yay!!

  7. anonymous
    • 2 years ago
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    denominators should be 25 and 64 respectively

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