Home / All Definitions / Algebra / Vertical Ellipse Definition

Vertical Ellipse Definition

A vertical ellipse is a conic section which is essentially a vertically stretched circle. In more formal terms an ellipse means for two given points, the foci, an ellipse is the locus of points such that the sum of the distance to each focus is constant. The standard form for the equation of an ellipse is shown in the diagram below.

Related Definitions

Sources

“Ellipse.” Mathwords, www.mathwords.com/e/ellipse.htm.

×

Welcome to Math Converse

Maintenance Icon

Our site is presently undergoing maintenance in order to upgrade the site.

Please be patient and understand that it will take some time to complete this work and random things may not work as intended.

App

App Icon

Check out our free app for iOS & Android.

For more information about our app visit here!

Browser Extension

Browser Extension Icon

Check out our free browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, & Opera.

For more information about our browser extension visit here!

Add to Home Screen

Add to Home Screen Icon

Add Math Converse as app to your home screen.

QR Code

Take a photo of the qr code to share this page or to open it quickly on your phone:

Cite This Page

Popular

Share

Print
Copy Link
Cite Page
Email
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp
Reddit
SMS
Skype
Line
Google Classroom
Google Bookmarks
Facebook Messenger
Evernote