Graphing Ellipses An equation of ellipse is given (a) Find the vertices, foci and eccentricity of ellipse. (b) Find the length of major and minor axes. (c) Sketch the graph of an ellipse.
The vertices, foci and eccentricity of an ellipse
The equation of an ellipse is
For an ellipse with foci on y axis
The vertices are .
The foci are
The eccentricity is
The standard form of given ellipse is
This gives .
The length of major and minor axis of an ellipse
The graph of an ellipse
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