Find the center, vertices, foci and eccentricity of the ellipse, and sketch its graph. Use a graphing utility to verify your graph.

((x+3)^2)/12+((y-2)^2)/16=1

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- Nov 30th 2009, 07:27 AMryno16Ellipses
Find the center, vertices, foci and eccentricity of the ellipse, and sketch its graph. Use a graphing utility to verify your graph.

((x+3)^2)/12+((y-2)^2)/16=1 - Nov 30th 2009, 07:42 AMapcalculus
...what progress have you made with this question? Are you familiar with the standard equation of an ellipse? Here is some reading that will help you get started: Ellipse -- from Wolfram MathWorld

- Nov 30th 2009, 07:48 AMryno16
EDIT: doh had the equation wrong

center: (-3,2)

a= sqrt(12)

b=4

c=?