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MajorAxis

  

find the length of the major axis of a given ellipse

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

center(e)

Parameters

e

-

ellipse

Description

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The routine returns the length of the major axis of the given ellipse e.

• 

The line segment through the foci and across the ellipse is called the major axis.

• 

The command with(geometry,MajorAxis) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.

Examples

withgeometry:

ellipsee1,2x2+y24x+4y=0,x,y:

MajorAxise1

26

(1)

See Also

geometry[center]

geometry[ellipse]

geometry[Equation]

geometry[foci]

geometry[MinorAxis]

 


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