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Plotting Co-ordinates, Graphing Tutorial

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How to plot a graph using co-ordintates.

What are Cartesian Co-ordinates?

Cartesian co-ordinates are given in the form (x,y), where the x-co-ordinate gives the point's position on the x-axis (horizontal axis) and the y-co-ordinate gives the point's position on the y-axis (vertical axis).

Example
Cartesian co-ordinates

 

Graphing problems for you to try

You can print out this page to practice plotting these points.

 

  1. (1,0)
  2. (7,6)
  3. (-1,4)
  4. (0,-2)
  5. (-5,-1)
  6. (4,-3)

 

Graph paper