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Steven
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ellipse
Posted:
May 14, 2008 11:28 AM


Suppose you drew out an ellipse of an arbitrary size on a sheet of paper and then taking a compass set at the vertex ( the "top" of the ellipse as it were ) you scribe an arc so that it cuts the ellipse. Is there a formula for knowing in coordinates at what point the circumference will be cut? Thanks Michael
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