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Re: How to draw an ellipse?



On 9 Jan 1998 00:04:57 -0500, saljxk@dix.agl.uh.edu (Krishnan
Jayakrishnan) wrote:

>Does any one know how to construct an ellipse? For example an ellipse
>centered at (0,0) with intercepts at (-a,0,(a,0),(0,-b),(0,b) with
>parametric equation
>x(t) = a*cos(t)
>y(t) = b*sin(t)
>with t increasin from 0 to 2pi radians. --
>Sincerely
>Krishnan Jayakrishnan
>Systems Administrator
>Allied Geophysical Labs
>University of Houston


ParametricPlot[{a*Cos[t],b*Sin[t]},{t,0,2*Pi}]


Gruss

        Christoph

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