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In a certain ellipse, the endpoints of the major axis are (-11,4) and (9,4). Also, the ellipse passes through the point (7,7). Find the area of the ellipse.

 Feb 22, 2021
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The equation works out to (x + 1)^2/10^2 + (y - 4)^2/6^2 = 1, so the area of the ellipse is 60*pi.

 Feb 22, 2021
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I didn't get that answer.

 

The are of an ellipe is pi *a *b

Where a and be are the lengths of the semi-major and semi-minor axes,

 

The rest is explained here:

https://www.softschools.com/math/calculus/writing_the_equation_of_an_ellipse/

 Feb 22, 2021

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