How do you write an equation of an ellipse in standard form given foci (+/-4,0) and co-vertices at (0,+/-2)?
From the given data:
Foci(4, 0) and (-4, 0)
Co-vertices (0, 2) and (0, -2) are the endpoints of the minor axis.
The Center is at the Origin
The standard form equation for Horizontal major axis Ellipse
Use now the equation
which simplifies to
Kindly check the graph...
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