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## Homework Statement

Write the equation of the conic that meets the conditions:

An ellipse that has the centre at (0, 0), has a horizontal major axis, the eccentricity is 1/2 and 2c = 1.

## Homework Equations

[tex] \frac{(x - h)^2} {a^2} + \frac{(y - k)^2}{b^2} = 1 [/tex]

## The Attempt at a Solution

2c = 1, [tex] c = \frac{1}{2} [/tex]

e = c/a, so .5/1 = 1/2 [tex] \frac{(x)^2} {1^2} + \frac{(y)^2}{b^2} = 1 [/tex]

Not quite sure to go from here