An ellipse is centered at the origin with a horizontal major axis length of 18 units and a vertical minor axis length of 16 units

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An ellipse is centered at the origin with a horizontal major axis length of 18 units and a vertical minor axis length of 16 units. Write the equation for the ellipse in standard form.

Answer:

(x² / 9) + (y² / 8) = 1