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What is ellipse?

a regular oval shape, traced by a point moving in a plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points (the foci) is constant, or resulting when a cone is cut by an (MORE)

What is an ellipse?

A real-life example of an ellipse is the path that some heavenly bodies travel in space. Earth's path around the sun is elliptical. Informally, a flattened circle. You can rea (MORE)

Perimeter of ellipse?

There are several approximations, but easiest (I think) is shown  below:    P=pi{3(a+b) - square root of: [(3a+b)(a+3b)]}    Where a=major axis (long diameter) (MORE)

Is an ellipse a function?

No. A function is a "graph" the survives the "vertical line test". Namely, it is for every x in its domain, there can be one and only one f(x) in its co-domain. An ellipse cle (MORE)
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What is ellipsity?

ellipsity is the name of a NYC tech startup, combining the  grammatical ellipsis (meaning the omission of superfluous words)  with the common english suffix -ity (the qualit (MORE)

How to construct ellipse?

Fix two pins, through a sheet of paper, into a board. Take a string and make a loop that is large enough to go around the two pins with some slack. Put a pencil inside the loo (MORE)