# SOLUTION: Find the standard form of the equation of each ellipse satisfying the given conditions. Endpoints of major axis: (2,2) and (8,2) Endpoints of minor axis: (5,3) and (

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Question 481493: Find the standard form of the equation of each ellipse satisfying the given conditions. Endpoints of major axis: (2,2) and (8,2)
Endpoints of minor axis: (5,3) and (5,1)

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 Solved by pluggable solver: Distance Formula to determine length on coordinate plane The distance (d) between two points is given by the following formula: Thus in our case, the required distance is For more on this concept, refer to Distance formula.

so, major axis is long
 Solved by pluggable solver: Distance Formula to determine length on coordinate plane The distance (d) between two points is given by the following formula: Thus in our case, the required distance is For more on this concept, refer to Distance formula.

minor axis is long
The length of the horizontal axis is 2a.

The length of the vertical axis is 2b.