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Major Axis (a) :

Minor Axis (b) :

Area :

Circumference :

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Ellipse Area & Circumference Calculator's ellipse calculator is an online basic geometry tool to calculate the area & circumference of an ellipse shape, in both US customary & metric (SI) units.

Steps to Find Area & Circumference of a Ellipse

The step by step workout for how to find what is the area and circumference of a ellipse. Students may use this ellipse calculator to generate work with steps for any other similar input values.Workout :
step1 Address the formula, input parameters and values
Majaor Axis a = 5 in
Minor Axis b = 10 in
Area of Ellipse A = πab
Circumference P = 2πa² + b²/2

step 2 Apply the values in area formula
Area = π x 5 x 10 in²
= 3.14159265 x 5 x 10 in²
Area = 157.0796 in²

step 3 Apply a and b values in cicumference formula
Circumference P = 2π(5² + 10²) in²/2

= 2π (25 + 100) in²/2

= 2π (125) in²/2

= 2 x π x √(62.5) in²

= 2 x 3.14159265 x 7.9057 in
Cicumference = 49.6729 in

Ellipse & Formulas

Ellipse is a two dimensional plane or geometric shape represents a regular oval shape. A surface of unparalleled axis (not vertical) cross section of cylinder is also an ellipse shape. K-12 students may refer the below formulas to know what are all the input parameters are being used to find the area & perimeter of an ellipse.

ellipse formulas to calculate area & circumference
Ellipse formulas to calculate area & circumference

Problems on Finding Area & Perimeter of Ellipse

Below are the practice problems for grade school students, on finding what is the area and circumference of ellipse. By click on the corresponding problem shows the step-by-step calculation or work with steps for how to find the such values of an ellipse mathematically. For any other similar values, use this ellipse calculator to verify the results.
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