if a quadrilateral formed by tangents to the ellipse (x^2/9)+(y^2/4)=1 is a square then area of the quadrilateral is

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- Nov 15th 2010, 08:41 AMprasumellipse 2
if a quadrilateral formed by tangents to the ellipse (x^2/9)+(y^2/4)=1 is a square then area of the quadrilateral is

- Nov 15th 2010, 12:41 PMOpalg
Hint: draw a picture of the ellipse. It should be clear from the picture that the tangents should make angles with the axes, and that the vertices of the square will lie on the coordinate axes.