Formula for the Area of an Ellipse


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What is the area of the ellipse below?

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1. What is the length of this ellipse's semi-minor axis?

2. If an ellipse's semi-minor axis is 7 meters long, and it's semi-major axis is 31 meters long, how long is its minor axis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examining how to know the area within this type of circle, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the ellipse area formula. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding how to find the area within a given set of problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Various elliptical area problems

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ellipse area formula lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how to calculate the area of an ellipse and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve various elliptical area problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the inherent values of an ellipse, review the corresponding lesson Formula for the Area of an Ellipse. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what an ellipse is
  • Understand what makes for an ellipse's major and minor axes
  • Identify the semi-major and semi-minor axis
  • Describe the formula for an elliptical area
  • Appreciate how to find the area of an ellipse