Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 4 - 4.3 - Conics - 4.3 Exercises - Page 340: 86


True. The major axis is vertical.

Work Step by Step

$y^2+16x^2=64$ $\frac{y^2}{64}+\frac{x^2}{4}=1$ $\frac{y^2}{8^2}+\frac{x^2}{2^2}=1$ The equation matches with the standard form of an ellipse when the major axis is vertical.
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