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Ravi while running a race course notes that the sum of the distances from thetwo flag posts from him is always 10 metres and the distance between the flag posts is 8 metres. Find the equation of the path traced by Ravi.

Asked by Topperlearning User 25th April 2014, 11:41 AM
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The path traced by Ravi is an ellipse and the distance between the flag posts is the distance between the foci

F1 and F2 are the two flag posts and the distance between them F1 F2 = 8 m.

Answered by Expert 25th April 2014, 1:41 PM
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