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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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is the center at the origin?

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i think so

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dw:1369756000425:dw

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so its x2/5+y2/8

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

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yay!!

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denominators should be 25 and 64 respectively