# Pre Calculus

find an equation in standard form for the ellipse if the major axis endpoints are (-5,2) and (3,2); the minor axis length is 6.

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1. major axis is parallel to the y - axis
centre or midpoint is (-1,2) , were
b= 4 and a = 3

(x+1)^2 /9 + (y-2)/16 = 1

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