**Which of the following statements about an ellipse is NOT true?**

a) An ellipse with a large eccentricity looks much more elongated (stretched out) than an ellipse with a small eccentricity.

(b) The focus of an ellipse is always located precisely at the center of the ellipse.

(c) A circle is considered to be a special type of ellipse.

(d) The semimajor axis of an ellipse is half the length of the longest line that you can draw across an ellipse.

(b) The focus of an ellipse is always located precisely at the center of the ellipse.

(c) A circle is considered to be a special type of ellipse.

(d) The semimajor axis of an ellipse is half the length of the longest line that you can draw across an ellipse.