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Asked Dec 16, 2019
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Find the standard form of the equation of the ellipse satisfying the following conditions.

vertices of major axis: (-2,12) and (-2,4)

length of minor axis is 4

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Step 1

Given:

Vertices of major axis: (-2,12) and (-2,4)

Length of minor axis is 4

Step 2

Because the x–coordinates of the vertices are the same, the major axis is vertical, and the standard form of the equation is

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(x – h)' , (y-k)* = 1 a?

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Step 3

The center is the halfway b...

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ie (hk)-(2"2, 124)-(-2.8) =(= -2+ (-2) 12+4 2 ' 2 i.e. (h,k)=|

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