How do you find the coordinates of endpoints of the major axis for an equation like(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]\frac{(x-1)^2}{16} + \frac{(y+2)^2}{25} = 1[/tex]

I'm just trying to develop the tequnique here. What should I be looking for? What numbers are important to an equation like this...

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# Homework Help: Finding the coordinates of endpoints

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