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# converting cartesian co-ordinations to Polar co-ordination for an ellipse

An ellipse with the equation [((x-1)^2)/9]+[(y^2)/8]=1 Show that the given ellipse in polar co-ordinates has the form a+rcosTheta = br additionally determine the values of a and b

# ellipse equations

I do not know how to change this equation: 16= 16x^2+y^2 into a standard ellipse equation

# Draw a line through center of ellipse. Given that the center has coords 0,0, what is the coords where the line touches the ellipse?

We know lengths of the two axis, and we know the angle of the line. We can figure out the foci, but I can't see what to do with that information. Hope you can help. Regards.

# Find the equation of the ellipse?

A skating park has a track shaped like an ellipse. If the length of the track is 90 m and the width of the track is 40 m, find the equation of the ellipse.

# A problem (real life application) and explanation (answer)

Using all four (4) conic sections: Cirlcle, Ellipse, Hyperbola, and Parabola.

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