How do you know when an ellipse is parallel to the x-axis or y-axis? For example, If I'm given 4x^2-16x+9y^2+18y-11=0 and I simplify that into an equation of an ellipse: [(x-2)^2]/[9] + [(y-1)^2]/[4] = 1, how do I know if the ellipse is parallel to the x-axis or parallel to the y-axis?

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