Sunburst Window A “sunburst” window above a doorway is constructed in the shape of the top half of an ellipse, as shown in the figure. The window is in. tall at its highest point and in. wide at the bottom. Find the height of the window in. from the center of the base.
The height of the window from the center of the base.
The length of the major axis is and the length of the semi minor axis is .
The height of window from the base is .
The equation of an ellipse is,
The length of the major axis is .
The length of the minor axis is .
And which is the height of the window.
From equation (1) the equation of the ellipse is given by,
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