*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg10373] Re: [mg10343] How to draw an ellipse?*From*: "Sherman.Reed" <sherman.reed@worldnet.att.net>*Date*: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 04:10:05 -0500

Krishnan, ParametricPlot[{Cos[t],2*Sin[t]},{t,0,2*Pi}] with a=1, b=2 does the trick nicely. Sherman C. Reed sherman.reed@worldnet.att.net ---------- > From: Krishnan Jayakrishnan <saljxk@dix.agl.uh.edu> To: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net > To: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net > Subject: [mg10373] [mg10343] How to draw an ellipse? > Date: Thursday, January 08, 1998 10:41 PM > > 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