Coordinate plane


a plane spanned by the x-axis and y-axis in which the coordinates of a point are its distances from two intersecting perpendicular axes; also called Cartesian Plane , Cartesian Coordinate System

The position of a point in the coordinate plane is determined by its distance from the axes.


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