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April 23, 2014

Homework Help: Math Word Problem

Posted by John on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 5:39pm.

A carpenter is cutting a 3ft by 4ft elliptical sign from a 3ft by 4ft piece of plywood. The ellipse will be drawn using a string attached to the board at the foci of the ellipse.
A)How far from the ends of the board should the string be attached?
B)How long should the string be?
Can you please show your work.

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