# How do you write the equation of an ellipse with vertices at (-5,1) and (-1,1) and co-vertices at (-3,2) and (-3,0)?

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Aug 6, 2016

#### Explanation:

Center (h,k) lies on the x-axis .

so midpoint of vertices is the center.

a=length of semi-major axis

b=length of semi-minor axis

Equation of ellipse:

Plug the values of a,b and (h,k)