The ellipse has its center at the point (b, c) where
The length of the major diameter of this ellipse is __
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can someone move this thread over to Calculus section, i posted this in the wrong section.
Complete the square and get:
To find the x intercepts, set y=0 and solve for x, getting
The center is at (-1/14,0)
Setting y=-1/14 in the equation gives us major axes of
The foci, c, can be found by
Last edited by galactus; Nov 24th 2008 at 06:39 AM.
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