High School Math : Graphing Ellipses

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for High School Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #4 : Ellipses

What is the shape of the graph indicated by the equation?

Possible Answers:

Parabola

Circle

Ellipse

Hyperbola

Correct answer:

Ellipse

Explanation:

An ellipse has an equation that can be written in the format. The center is indicated by , or in this case .

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