Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 9 Quadratic Relations and Conic Sections - Chapter Review - Page 671: 24



Work Step by Step

If the vertex of an ellipse is at $(\pm a,0)$ and the co-vertex is at $(a,\pm b)$, then the equation of the ellipse is $\frac{x^2}{a^2}+\frac{y^2}{b^2}=1$ Hence here $a=-6,b=-3$, and the equation is: $\frac{x^2}{36}+\frac{y^2}{9}=1$
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