Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.1 - The Ellipse - Exercise Set - Page 966: 30



Work Step by Step

Step 1. Based on the given conditions, we have $c=2, b=2$; thus $a^2=b^2+c^2=8$. The ellipse is centered at $(0,0)$ with a vertical major axis. Step 2. We can write the equation as $\frac{x^2}{4}+\frac{y^2}{8}=1$
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