Ch 27: The Ellipse in Algebra

About This Chapter

Boost your confidence before a big exam by reviewing the lessons on the ellipse in algebra in this fun chapter. You can use our short lessons to review all the subjects you need to know, and then take the multiple-choice quizzes to see how well you will do on test day.

The Ellipse in Algebra - Chapter Summary

This informative chapter covers ellipses in algebra, including how they are defined and graphed. You'll learn how to find the major axis of an ellipse and the points and coordinates on an ellipses graph. Other topics include the focal lengths and chords of ellipses. Once you finish the lessons in this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Use the foci to derive the equation of an ellipse
  • Differentiate between the tangent and normal lines of an ellipse
  • Write the equation of an ellipse in standard form
  • Explain the reflective properties of ellipses

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