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Homework Help: College Algebra

Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 9:43pm.

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?

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