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

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TopNewestActually, 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. – Raghav Vaidyanathan · 2 years, 3 months ago

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– Tanishq Varshney · 2 years, 3 months ago

Is the question incomplete ? The answer i have is \(\frac{2\sqrt{6}}{7}\)Log in to reply

– Raghav Vaidyanathan · 2 years, 3 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.Log in to reply

Can you put a rough daigram please ? – Karan Shekhawat · 2 years, 3 months ago

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– Tanishq Varshney · 2 years, 3 months ago

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

– Karan Shekhawat · 2 years, 3 months ago

Thanks I'am waiting....Log in to reply

– Tanishq Varshney · 2 years, 3 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.Log in to reply

@Rohit Shah @Pranjal Jain – Tanishq Varshney · 2 years, 3 months ago

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– Rohit Shah · 2 years, 3 months ago

The question is incomplete.One extra condition is requiredLog in to reply