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Coordinate Plane

Week 1 Vocabulary

Axis A reference line drawn on a graph that you can measure from to find values.
Axes Plural of axis usually meaning the X and Y lines that cross at right angles to make a graph.
Coordinate System System which uses one or more members or coordinates to determine the position of a point.
First Quadrant The Upper right hand corner of the graph, the section where both X and Y are positive.
Intersection Where lines cross over each other.
Points An exact location usually has a name often a letter like A or B.
Lines A long thin mark made by a pen or pencil with no points on it.
Coordinates A set of values that show an exact position.
Ordered Pair Two numbers written in a certain order usually written like this: (4,5)
Origin The starting point.
Perpendicular number line Two or more lines that intersect at a 90 degree angle.
X-Axis The line on the graph that runs horizontally through zero
X-Coordinate The horizontal value in a pair of coordinates. Always written first in an ordered pair.
Y-Axis The line on a graph that runs vertically through zero.
Y-Coordinate The vertical value in a pair of coordinates. Always written second in an ordered pair.
Horizontal Going side to side or left to right.
Vertical Going up and down or top to bottom.
Biotic Relating to or resulting from living things.
Abiotic Physical not biological. Not from living organisms.
Precipitation Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that fall to the ground.
Evaporation Changing of liquid to gas.
Condensation The conversion or change of a water vapor or gas to a liquid.
Created by: Mrpeede