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Subject: Area of ellipse
Name: Ranjit
Who are you: Student

Hi, and thanks for your time.

I have a task in which i have to find the area of a ellipse. i find this difficult because i have only been provided with the perimeter, which is 1000m.

Can you please help me solve this task.

Thanks for your time.


You need more information -- the answer could be any number between 0 (for a long thin ellipse) up to its maximum in the case of a circle (Area of the circle of circumference 1000 m = 106/(4*pi) square meters.


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