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Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 9:25pm.

how do i solve this?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 9:46pmfor any ellipse of the form

x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 = 1

the area of the ellipse is (ab)pi

so if the minor axis is 2 inches, then b=1

abpi = 4.17

api = 4.17

a = 4.17/pi = 1.32735

so the major axis or 2a is 2.6547 units long.

check with this:

http://www.csgnetwork.com/areaellipse.html

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