Find the maximum area of a rectangle that can be inscribed in the ellipse x2/p2+y2/q2=1 . plz. explain in simple way.

Asked by rohit varshney | 14th Mar, 2011, 04:03: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
 
 
The length and breadth of this rectangle are 2x and 2y respectively.
Area of the rectangle = 4xy
 
From the given equation of the ellipse, we have:
 
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Answered by  | 18th Mar, 2011, 10:23: AM

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