Math 41 Section 2.1

# Math 41 Section 2.1 - Chapter 2 Section 1 The Distance and...

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10:59:57 Chapter 2 Section 1 The Distance and Midpoint Formulas Rectangular Coordinates X-axis - horizontal axis Y-axis- vertical axis Origin- point of intersection o The origin has a value of zero on both the x and y axis o Points above and/or right of the origin are positive o Points below and/or left of the origin are negative
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Unformatted text preview: The coordinate system described here is called the rectangular, or Cartesian Coordinate System. • The plane formed by the x and y axis is sometimes called the xy-plane • The x-axis and the y-axis are called coordinate axes •...
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