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The eccentricity of the ellipse, which meets the straight line $$\frac{x}{7}+\frac{y}{2} = 1$$on the axis of y and whose axes lie along the axes of coordinates, is

Note by Tanishq Varshney
1 year, 11 months ago

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Actually, it must also be specified whether the ellipse also meets said line on the x axis also. Otherwise, there are infinite such ellipses with infinite different eccentricities. · 1 year, 11 months ago

Is the question incomplete ? The answer i have is $$\frac{2\sqrt{6}}{7}$$ · 1 year, 11 months ago

Yes it seems so. All the ellipse of form $$\frac {x^2} {a^2}+\frac {y^2} {2^2}=1$$ satisfy given condition. · 1 year, 11 months ago

Can you put a rough daigram please ? · 1 year, 11 months ago

The question itself doesn't have a diagram but i'll try posting it. I think the question is incomplete · 1 year, 11 months ago

Thanks I'am waiting.... · 1 year, 11 months ago

there are many possibilities as Raghav told. One possibility which.any one would think that $$a=7$$ and $$b=2$$ and hence eccentricity=$$\frac{3\sqrt{5}}{7}$$ but thats not the answer. · 1 year, 11 months ago

@Rohit Shah @Pranjal Jain · 1 year, 11 months ago