# How do you write an equation of an ellipse given the major axis is 16 units long and parallel to the x axis, minor axis 9 units long, center (5,4)?

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Dec 13, 2017

#### Explanation:

The equation of an ellipse given its major axis as

Here we have major axis

or

graph{ (x-5)^2/8^2+(y-4)^2/(9/2)^2=1 [-5, 15, -1, 9]}