# Focal Points of an Ellipse

- Author:
- PATRICK STACK

- Topic:
- Ellipse

Shown Below is an

*Ellipse*with its Major and Minor axes. Its focal points are also shown. These points are used to determine the path point D takes as it forms the ellipse. But how?- Author:
- PATRICK STACK

- Topic:
- Ellipse

Shown Below is an *Ellipse* with its Major and Minor axes. Its focal points are also shown. These points are used to determine the path point D takes as it forms the ellipse. But how?