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    ellipse inscribed in a rectangle

    To determine the equation of an ellipse inscribed in a rectangle of vertices A(4,3),B(4,-3),C(-4,3),D(-4,-3)


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    9x^2+4y^2=36
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    Smile ..something is missing

    Hello Apprentice123
    Quote Originally Posted by Apprentice123 View Post
    To determine the equation of an ellipse inscribed in a rectangle of vertices A(4,3),B(4,-3),C(-4,3),D(-4,-3)
    The question should have something else
    The number of ellipse internally touching a rectangle can be infinite
    I think you can tilt an ellipse and see that the equations than would be different from your answer.....which has major & minor axis parallel to
    x & y axis .
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