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Math Words -Coordinate Plane
The coordinate plane is a two-dimensional surface for the purpose of plotting lines, points, and even curves.
- On a coordinate plane the x-axis is the horizontal scale, and the y-axis is the vertical scale.
- The point where the x and y axis cross is called the origin.
- The y-axis, and x-axis are used to locate points on a coordinate plane.
- A point is named by two numbers called an ordered pair.