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Topic: converting the ellipse into a general form
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F. Alexander Norman

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Re: converting the ellipse into a general form
Posted: Apr 23, 2004 10:29 AM
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On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, maria antonita wrote:

> hello
> could u please help me convert the general form of ellipse
> (x^2/a^2+Y^2/b^2=1)to Ax^2+By^2+2Hxy+2Fx+2Gy+c=0
> thank u

hmmmm.... how might you get a 0 on the right side of your equation?

FWIW, your second equation is the general form. The first is a special


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