New Zealand
Level 8 - NCEA Level 3

# Graphing Ellipses

## Interactive practice questions

Sketch the graph of the equation $\frac{x^2}{25}+\frac{y^2}{16}=1$x225+y216=1

Easy
Less than a minute

Sketch the graph of the equation $9x^2+16y^2=144$9x2+16y2=144.

Use a graphing utility to sketch the graph of the ellipse $16x^2+9y^2=144$16x2+9y2=144.

Which of the following graphs do you get?

Use a graphing utility to sketch the graph of the the ellipse $\frac{x^2}{4}+\frac{y^2}{16}=1$x24+y216=1.

Which of the following graphs do you get?

### Outcomes

#### M8-1

Apply the geometry of conic sections

#### 91573

Apply the geometry of conic sections in solving problems