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Who invented coordinate geometry?
Rene DesCartes
How many quadrants are there?
4
What is another name of the point of intersection of the two axes?
origin
What are the cordinates of the origin?
(0,0)
What is another name for the y-coordinate of a point?
ordinate
What is another name for the x- coordinate of a point?
abscissa
What is another name for the y-axis?
vertical axis
What is another name for the ordinate?
y-coordinate
In what quadrant is the point (3, -4)?
IV
four
what is the ordinate of the point (-2, 1)
1
In what quadrant is the point (-5, -6)?
III
What is the plural form of "axis"?
axes
What is another name for the abscissa?
x-coordinate
What kind of numbers do u use to label the quadrants?
Roman numerals
What is another name for the horizontal axis?
x-axis
What is another name for the vertical axis?
y-axis
In what quadrant is the point (7,0)?
NONE!
On what axis is the point (0, -4)?
y axis
On what quadrant is the point (-5, 0)
x axis
Is the point (7, 0) the same as (0, 7)?
NO
Is the point (-4, 5) the same as (5, -4)?
NO