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## If the distance from the directrix is 5 units and the distance from the focus is 3 units then what is the value of eccentricity? |

A. | 1.667 |

B. | 0.833 |

C. | 0.60 |

D. | 0.667 |

Answer» C. 0.60 | |

Explanation: eccentricity is defined as the ratio of the distance from the focus to the distance from the directrix and it is denoted by e. therefore, by definition, e = 3 ÷ 5 = 0.6. hence the conic section is called an ellipse. |

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