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# ellipse - Eric Young Script ellipse Estimates the perimeter...

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% Eric Young % Script ellipse % Estimates the perimeter of an ellipse of the form (x/a)^2 + (y/b)^2 = 1, % where a and b are the semiaxes, using eight different formulas. % disp(' ') % Displays an empty line for aesthetics disp('Program calculates perimeter of an ellipse of the form (x/a)^2 + (y/b)^2 = 1 with semiaxes a and b using eight different formulas.') disp(' ') % Displays an empty line for aesthetics d a = input('Enter a: '); % Input semiaxe length a for ellipse disp(' ') % Displays an empty line for aesthetics b = input('Enter b: '); % Input semiaxe length b for ellipse b clc c % Displays a and b % disp(sprintf('a = %.1f is one semiaxe length of the ellipse.',a)) disp(' ') % Displays an empty line for aesthetics disp(sprintf('b = %.1f is the other semiaxe length of the ellipse.',b)) d % Calculates h, the departure from circle hood factor, from a and b % h = ((a-b)/(a+b))^2; h disp(' ') % Displays an empty line for aesthetics disp(sprintf(' h = %.7f',h)) disp(' ') % Displays an empty line for aesthetics

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## This note was uploaded on 09/12/2009 for the course CS 100 taught by Professor Fan/vanloan during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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