Analytic geometry



a branch of mathematics in which algebraic procedures are applied to geometry and position is represented analytically by coordinates.
analytic geometry
(ān’ə-lĭt’ĭk)
The use of algebra to solve problems in geometry, whereby geometric figures are represented by algebraic equations and plotted using coordinates.

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