# SOLUTION: where are the foci for an ellipse with vertices at (-5,0) and (5,0) and co-vertices at (0,3) and (0,-3) located?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic-relations-and-conic-sections Question 563299: where are the foci for an ellipse with vertices at (-5,0) and (5,0) and co-vertices at (0,3) and (0,-3) located?Answer by lwsshak3(6519)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!where are the foci for an ellipse with vertices at (-5,0) and (5,0) and co-vertices at (0,3) and (0,-3) located? ** Standard form of equation for ellipse with horizontal major axis: (x-h)^2/a^2+(y-k)^2/b^2=1, a>b, (h,k) being the (x,y) coordinates of the center. .. Equation of given ellipse: x^2/25+y^2/9=1 For given ellipse: Center: (0,0) a=5 a^2=25 b=3 b^2=9 c^2=a^2-b^2=25-9=16 c=√16=4 Foci: (±c,0)=(±4,0)=(-4,0) and (4,0)