Parts of Ellipse
Diagram of an ellipse that can used to illustrate the different parts. Segment MN is the major axis, segment CD is the conjugate (minor) axis, and point O is the center of the ellipse. Both foci are also labeled in the illustration.
Keywordsmajor, cone, ellipse, ellipses, conic section, focus, minor, center, conics, foci, directrix, conjugate axis, transverse axis
GalleriesConic Sections: Ellipses
Arthur Latham Baker The Elements of Solid Geometr with Numerous Exercises (Boston, MA: Ginn & Company, 1893)