39-56 Finding the Equation of an Ellipse Find an equation for the ellipse that satisfies the given conditions.
48. Foci: , length of major axis: .
The equation for the ellipse for the given conditions.
The foci and length of minor axis of the ellipse are,
Length of major 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,
Expression to find Foci is,
Compare the standard formula for length of the major axis and the given length of the major axis.
Compare the standard coordinates of foci and the given coordinates of foci.
Substitute for and for in the formula to calculate the value of
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