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(3, −3) x Outline Relations Graphing Relations The Cartesian Coordinate System A plane with a rectangular coordinate system is called a
coordinate plane.
A rectangular coordinate system is also called a Cartesian
coordinate system after the French mathematician and
philosopher Ren´ Descartes (1596–1650).
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A coordinate plane is also called a Cartesian plane or the
xy plane. Circles Outline Relations Graphing Relations Coordinates Deﬁnition
The graph of a relation is the set of ordered pairs (x , y ) in the
relation.
To graph a relation, we lis...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2014 for the course MATH 1050 taught by Professor K.jplatt during the Spring '14 term at Snow College.
 Spring '14
 K.JPlatt
 Math, Algebra, Cartesian Coordinate System

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