Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 10 - Section 10.2 - The Ellipse - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 777: 4


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Work Step by Step

Standard equation for ellipse is $\dfrac{(x-h)^2}{a^2}+\dfrac{(y-k)^2}{b^2}$ Here, $(h,k)$ represents center. On comparing the $\dfrac{(x+1)^2}{25}+\dfrac{(y-4)^2}{9}$ with the standard form, we have center at $(-1,4)$.
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