Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.1 - The Ellipse - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 965: 1


$ellipse$, $foci$, $center$

Work Step by Step

An ellipse is defined as the set of all points where the sum of the distances from two fixed points is a constant. Thus, the answer to the first blank is $ellipse$. The two fixed points are called the $foci$ and the midpoint of the foci is the $center$ of the ellipse.
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