Purchase Solution


Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Please provide steps needed to find equation of and ellipse with given information. Please include formulas used and detailed step-by-step solution. Thank you:

1. Foci (+or- 5, 0), major semiaxis 13
2. Center (0,0), vertical major axis 12, minor axis 8
3. Foci (0,+or-4), eccentrity 2/3

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

Eccentricity is depicted. The expert examines ellipse formulas.

Solution Preview

Formula used:
If the foci are on the x-axis, the equation of an ellipse is
,where a>b, which means the major axis is the x-axis.
If the foci are on the y-axis, the equation of an ellipse is
,where a>b, which means the major axis is the y-axis.

1. ...

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Solving quadratic inequalities

This quiz test you on how well you are familiar with solving quadratic inequalities.

Exponential Expressions

In this quiz, you will have a chance to practice basic terminology of exponential expressions and how to evaluate them.

Graphs and Functions

This quiz helps you easily identify a function and test your understanding of ranges, domains , function inverses and transformations.

Know Your Linear Equations

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that will present you with a linear equation and then make 4 statements about that equation. You must determine which of the 4 statements are true (if any) in regards to the equation.

Probability Quiz

Some questions on probability