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What is the semimajor axis of a circle of diameter 24 cm? What is its eccentricity?

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1 of 3A **semi-major axis** is described as half of a major axis that passes through the center, focus, and perimeter. The radius is the semi-main axis of a circle. **Eccentricity** is defined as a divergence from the shape of a circle.

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