13 terms

Coordinate grid

Practice the vocabulary associated with coordinate grids and determine which quadrant a set of coordinates can be found in.

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ordered pair
a pair of numbers used to locate a point on a coordinate grid (x,y)
x-axis
the horizontal line on a coordinate grid
y-axis
the vertical line on a coordinate grid
x-coordinate
the first number in an ordered pair which tells how far to move horizontally along the x-axis
y-coordinate
the second number in an ordered pair which tells how far to move vertically along the y-axis
coordinate grid
A grid formed by a horizontal line called the x-axis and the vertical line called y-axis
origin
The point (0,0) where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect on a coordinate plane AND where you always start when graphing
Where will you find (0,10) located on the coordinate grid?
On the y-axis
Where will you find (0,0) located on the coordinate grid?
At the Origin
Where will you find (3,0) located on the coordinate grid?
On the x-axis
Vertical
Up and down
Horizontal
Left and right, side to side
Point
An exact location in space. On a coordinate grid, a location named by an ordered pair.