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Coordinate Plane

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coordinate plane
A plane formed by the intersection of a horizontal number line called the x-axis and a vertical number line called the y-axis
x- axis
the horizontal axis on a coordinate plane
y-axis
the vertical axis on a coordinate plane
ordered pair
A pair of numbers used to locate a point on a graph (x,y)
reflection
A transformation of a point/ figure that flips the point/figure across the x or y axes.
quadrant
one of four sections into which the coordinate plane is divided
origin
(0,0) Intersection of the x and y axes. Center of the coordinate plane.
unit distance
when you count the LINES between 2 points.
opposites
2 numbers who have the same absolute value but are on opposites sides of zero on the number line.
absolute value
a numbers unit distance from zero.
integer
a number that can be written without a fraction or decimal. a whole number, can be positive or negative.
Quadrant I
(+,+)
Quadrant II
(-,+)
Quadrant III
(-,-)
Quadrant IV
(+,-)
Reflection over x-axis
x coordinate stays the same and change the y coordinate to its opposite.
Reflection over y-axis
y coordinate stays the same and change the x coordinate to its opposite.