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Plotting Points
Coordinates, numbers stated in a specific order, name places on earth.
The
abscissas (leftright) come first and the
ordinates (updown) come next.
For example, the point (2, 4) is 2 spaces to the right and 4 spaces up from the starting
point, the
origin, (0,0). 
 
 Vocabulary Review and Point Naming
 Questions 1  4: Complete.
 1. The
horizontal number line is called the _xaxis_.
 2. The
vertical number line is called the _yaxis_.
 3. The point where the number lines cross at right angles to each other,
 where the lines are
perpendicular, is called _origin_.
 4. Use coordinates, (leftright, updown), to name each point graphed.

A. _(4,3)_ B. _(3,1)_ C. _(4,5)_ D. _(6,3)_ E. _(3,1)_ F. _(3,5)_ G. _(0,4)_
the origin _(0,0)_  
 Picture Creation
 Questions 5  8: You will be drawing 4 pictures.

 Start at the first point. Draw a line from there to the next point, and then from
there to the next, and then next, until you draw the line to the last (beginning) point to complete a picture.

 5. (3,1), (5,2), (6,4), (4,5), (3, 4), (2,5), (0,4), (3,1)

 6. (0,3), (2,5), (4,3), (3,2), (2,3), (1,2), (0,3)

 7. (4,3), (5,4), (5,5), (4, 4.5), (3,5), (3,4), (4,3), (4, 3), (2,2), (3,1), (4,3)

 8. (6,1), (7,2), (7,3), (6, 2.5), (5,3), (5,2), (6,1), (6,3), (7, 2), (7, 1), (6, 3)
