Find the equation of the ellipse if the endpoints of the minor axis are (3,1) and (3,-5) and one focus is at (7,-2)
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Originally Posted by reiward Find the equation of the ellipse if the endpoints of the minor axis are (3,1) and (3,-5) and one focus is at (7,-2) Center O of the ellipse is [(3+3)/2, (1-5)/2] = (3, -2) focus F is (7,-2). So OF = 4 = ae. b^2 = a^2 - (ae)^2 b is given. Find a.
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