Semi-Major Axis of an Ellipse - Quiz & Worksheet


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If F and G are the foci of an ellipse, what is the technical definition of an ellipse?

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1. Which of the following labeled parts of an ellipse is the major axis?

2. Which of the following statements are true about the semi-major axis of an ellipse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you understand about the semi-major axis of an ellipse with these study resources. Topics on the interactive quiz include how an ellipse is defined based on its foci and the major axis in an ellipse.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these areas of study:

  • A true statement about the semi-major axis of an ellipse
  • Semi-major axis ellipse formula
  • The length of a given semi-major axis ellipse

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the semi-major axis of an ellipse
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the foci of an ellipse
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve semi-major axis ellipse practice problems

Additional Learning

Study more on the mathematical concepts of ellipses and foci via the lesson entitled Semi-Major Axis of an Ellipse. Topics to be discussed are listed as follows:

  • Real world example of an ellipse
  • A major and a minor axis
  • Scenario where finding the semi-major axis of an ellipse comes in handy