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# Find the equation for the ellipse that satisfies the given conditions: Vertices (±6, 0), foci (±4, 0)

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## Vertices (±6, 0), foci (±4, 0) Here, the vertices are on the x-axis. Therefore, the equation of the ellipse will be of the form, where a is the semi-major axis. Accordingly, a = 6, c = 4. It is known that. Thus, the equation of the ellipse is.

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