# How do you write an equation of an ellipse in standard form given foci (+/-4,0) and co-vertices at (0,+/-2)?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

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

Compute for

Use now the equation

which simplifies to

Kindly check the graph...

graph{(x^2/20+y^2/4-1)=0[-10,10,-5,5]}

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