39-56 Finding the Equation of an Ellipse Find an equation for the ellipse that satisfies the given conditions.
46. Length of major axis: , length of minor axis: , foci on -axis.
The equation for the ellipse for the given conditions.
The length of major axis and minor axis of the ellipse are,
Length of major axis: .
Length of minor axis: .
Foci on -axis.
The basic equation for an ellipse with a horizontal major axis which is used is as follows,
Where and are constant values.
Formula to find major axis,
Formula to find minor axis,
Compare the standard formula for length of the major axis and the given length of the major axis.
Compare the standard formula for length of the minor axis and the given length of the minor axis.
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