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Ellipse: Equation

How to use the ellipse equation to find the major axis, the minor axis, and the foci (and vics versa): definition, formula, 8 examples, and their solutions.

Definition

FormulaHorizontal Ellipse

ExampleMajor Axis

ExampleMinor Axis

ExampleFoci

ExampleEllipse Equation

FormulaVertical Ellipse

ExampleMajor Axis

ExampleMinor Axis

ExampleFoci

ExampleEllipse Equation