Properties and Equation of Ellipse

Use this applet to help you answer questions about the properties of ellipses and their equations. Move the sliders left and right to change the value for: a,b,h, or k The point P represents all of the points around an ellipse. Move it around to see the values for the distances to the foci: F1 and F2. The equation for the ellipse can be found under Dependent Objects.