# How do you find the equation in standard form of an ellipse that passes through the given points: (-8, 0), (8, 0), (0, -4), (0, 4)?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 21, 2016

The equation is

#### Explanation:

We use the equation the standard ellipse as the center is

Let's take the vertex

Let's take the vertex

The equation of the ellipse is

graph{x^2/64+y^2/16=1 [-12.66, 12.65, -6.33, 6.33]}