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    Cartesian Plane Help

    The Cartesian Plane We’ve already done some work with simple two-dimensional (2D) graphs. In this section, we’ll take a closer look at the two most common coordinate systems on which 2D graphs are plotted. They are the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Straight Lines in the Cartesian Plane Help

    Introduction to Straight Lines in the Cartesian Plane Graphs of quadratic equations in the Cartesian plane look like parabolas. Here, we’ll take a detailed look at how straight lines are plotted on the basis of linear equations in two ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Graphing Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Cartesian Plane Help Straight Lines in the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    xyz-Space Help

    Introduction to xyz-Space and Vectors in the Cartesian Plane The Cartesian Plane Cartesian three-space, also called rectangular three-space or xyz-space, is defined by three ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Straight Lines in Space Help

    Introduction to Straight Lines in Space—Symmetric-Form Equation and Direction Numbers Straight lines in Cartesian three-space present a more complicated picture than straight lines in the Cartesian coordinate plane. This is because there ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Vectors and 3D Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: xyz-Space Help Rectangular 3D ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Cartesian Plane Help

    Introduction to the Cartesian Plane The Cartesian plane, also called the rectangular coordinate plane or rectangular coordinates, is defined by two number lines that intersect at a right angle. This makes it ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Relation versus Function Help

    Introduction to Relations and Functions It’s important to know the similarities and differences between two concepts as they pertain to coordinate geometry: the idea of a relation and the idea of a function . A relation ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Point Slope and Slope Intercept Help

    Introduction to Forms of Linear Equations - Standard and Slope Form Straight lines on the Cartesian plane are represented by a certain type of equation called a linear equation . There are several forms in which a linear equation can ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Parabolas and Circles Help

    Introduction to Parabolas and Circles The Cartesian-coordinate graph of a quadratic equation is a parabola . In Cartesian coordinates, a quadratic equation looks like this: y = ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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