Andy C. answered • 05/26/18

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a = 6

c = 3*Sqrt(3)

a^2 - b^2 = c^2

36 - b^2 = 27

-b^2 = 27 - 36

-b^2 = -9

b^2 = 9

b = 3

x^2/36 + y^2/9 = 1

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asked • 05/25/18Write the equation for the ellipse with a vertex at (-6, 0) and a focus at (3√3, 0).

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Andy C. answered • 05/26/18

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a = 6

c = 3*Sqrt(3)

a^2 - b^2 = c^2

36 - b^2 = 27

-b^2 = 27 - 36

-b^2 = -9

b^2 = 9

b = 3

x^2/36 + y^2/9 = 1

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