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