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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
5 years, 6 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.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Is the question incomplete ? The answer i have is $\frac{2\sqrt{6}}{7}$

- 5 years, 6 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.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

- 5 years, 6 months ago

The question is incomplete.One extra condition is required

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Can you put a rough daigram please ?

- 5 years, 6 months ago

The question itself doesn't have a diagram but i'll try posting it. I think the question is incomplete

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Thanks I'am waiting....

- 5 years, 6 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.

- 5 years, 6 months ago