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  • one year ago

Please help, Will Medal and Fan! Center: (0,0) Vertex: (6,0) Co-vertex:(0,4) For the example given, is the vertex going to be along the vertical or horizontal direction?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Can you help and explain this to me @Miracrown

  2. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    Yes :)

  3. Miracrown
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    We want to know which direction the ellipse is facing,right?

  4. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434706786352:dw| let's start with graphing the points given

  5. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434706818149:dw| these are the points given to us ^ based off of these point,s how do you think we would draw the ellipse?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So, since its (6,0) it would be six units to the right of the center of the figure, right?

  7. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    yes 6 units to the right of the center and then the co-vertex is 4 units up

  8. Miracrown
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    Can we also draw those same points flipped over to the other sides?

  9. anonymous
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    Yes, we can.

  10. anonymous
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    Well, I'd think we can?

  11. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    Yes, we can. :)

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sorry, I'm not so good that this kind of math.

  13. Miracrown
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    |dw:1434707098173:dw| so now can we fill in the ellipse from here?

  14. Miracrown
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    it's ok, don't be sorry - you're learnin'

  15. anonymous
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    I'm a little confused. Couldn't it be both horizontal and vertical at this point?

  16. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434707170902:dw| which direction is our ellipse facing?

  17. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    Well, if it was a perfect circle then it would be identical from both directions, but since our ellipse is squeeze whichever is the larger portion of the ellipse will be the direction of the ellipse

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I would be going horizontal, right? Since it's longer horizontal, or is there a better way of explaining that?

  19. anonymous
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    Horizontally-

  20. Miracrown
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    That is exactly it! Since the distance is stretched further along the x-axis it will be horizontal

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you so much! I understand now, you've helped a lot! Thank you for helping me so late, I hope you have a wonderful day/night!

  22. Miracrown
    • one year ago
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    Likewise :)

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