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    Re: drawing the Steiner exellipse

    That's beautiful and it seems reasonably intuitive. Glad it worked out. Sorry I never got to debugging your earlier post; life got too busy for me to put in the time and effort.
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Plot ellipse through apex and two other points

    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyjjohn View Post
    Draw a circle through those three points. This circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity. There are many other ellipses with varying eccentricity that can be draw through these three points.

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    Welcome to the forum and thanks for taking an interest. My question was about non-circular ellipses. I thought that would be obvious because a circle doesn't have an apex, but the potential confusion wasn't cleared up until post #3 of this thread. BB

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