# Give standard equation for the ellipse with the given characteristics: Major axis of length 24 Foci:(plus/minus 5,0)?

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#### Explanation:

The foci at

The location of the foci allows us to write the following equations:

Add equation [3] to equation [4] and solve for the value of h:

Substitute equations [2] and [5] into equation [1]:

The major axis length of

Substitute equation [6] into equation [1.1]:

Substitute equations [5] and [6] into equation [4] and solve for the value of b:

Substitute equation [7] into equation [1.2]: