Talk:Conic sections

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The description at MathWorld seems to indicate that in the equation

"a" is the half the length of the major axis and "b" is half the length of the minor axis.
--JWSchmidt 13:34, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

After reviewing the material on Mathworld carefully, I agree with JWS. I'm going to change the page. Historybuff 15:42, 19 February 2007 (UTC)