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4.1 Plotting Points on a Coordinate Plane

4.1 Plotting Points on a Coordinate Plane

Author: Tyler W

The objective of this project is to tell someone how to plot a point. It includes how to plot a point and important information/terms on the subject.

This packet is about how to plot a point on a coordinate graph. Also included is the terms someone would need to know to plot points. Along with all this there with be a power point with how to plot a point and a few sample problems.

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How to Plot Points on a Coordinate Plane

            To plot points on a coordinate plane one needs to have a coordinate plane. After the coordinate plane is laid down one needs to have two coordinates (ordered pair). One coordinate is the x coordinate and it tells how many spaces a point is moved horizontally. The second coordinate is the y coordinate and it tells how many spaces the point is moved vertically. In an ordered pair the x coordinate goes first and the y coordinate goes second. When charting the point one counts the number of spaces horizontally first and the number of space vertically second. This is how to chart points on a coordinate plane.

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