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Minor Axis (b) :

Area :

Circumference :

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# Ellipse Area & Circumference Calculator

getcalc.com'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. 