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find the standard form of the equation of the ellipse with center (0,0) and foci at (+ 4square root 3, 0) and verticies (+8,0)
x^2/a^2 + =y^2/b^2 = 1
a = 8
b = sqrt(8^2  (4sqrt3)^2)
..= sqrt(64  48) = sqrt(16) = 4
Thus, x^2/64 + y^2/16 = 1
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