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Find the equation for the ellipse that satisfies the given conditions: 

Vertices , foci  

Solution: It is given that, vertices , foci  
Clearly, the vertices are on the -axis.
Therefore, the equation of the ellipse will be of the form , where is the semi-major axis.
Also,
We know that 
Thus, the equation of the ellipse is
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