Posted by **shay** on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:19pm.

What is the area of a section bounded by a closed elliptical figure whose major and minor segments measure 60 m and 40 m, respectively?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 12:18am
no solid mensuration here. Just regular plane geometry.

The area of an ellipse with semi-axes a and b is πab.

Note that if a=b, we have a circle of radius a, and area πa^2

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**jasmin**, Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 7:42am
a is 60m while b is 40m. then divide both 60m and 40m in to two so 60/2 and 40/2 the area is (pie)(30)(20) so the area is 1884.96m^2

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