How would i go about finding the minor axis of the ellipse:

4x^2+y^2-32x+6y+57=0

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- Dec 10th 2008, 05:21 PMemetty90HELPP! minor axis of ellipse
How would i go about finding the minor axis of the ellipse:

4x^2+y^2-32x+6y+57=0

Thanks - Dec 10th 2008, 05:38 PMskeeter
complete the square for both x and y ...

the last equation contains information that the length of the semi-minor axis is 2. - Dec 10th 2008, 05:53 PMemetty90
Why did you add 64 to the right side?

- Dec 10th 2008, 06:03 PMskeeter