# How do you write an equation of an ellipse in standard form given vertices (6, 0), (-6, 0) and co-vertices (0, 2), (0, -2)?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 26, 2017

**The equation of the ellipse is**

#### Explanation:

Vertices of the Major axis of ellipse are

or

Equation of an ellipse with its major axis on the x-axis and minor

axis on the y-axis is:

of semi major axis and semi minor axis. Here major axis is