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Coordinate Of A Point

A number pair which represents the location of a Point in two - dimensional space is known as coordinates of a point.
Suppose we have Coordinate of a Point R (5, -9) then it defines the location of points.
Where ‘R’ is the name and the Numbers in the bracket is the ‘x’ and ‘y’ coordinates. The first number or x – coordinate denotes how far the horizontal axis is and y- coordinates denote how long up and down the axis is.
The x – axis or horizontal is also known as Abscissa of the points.
The y – axis or vertical horizontal is also known as ‘ordinate’ of the points.
When we have two pairs in a plane and we want to find the Distance between two points then we can find the distance between two points.
Formula is given for finding the distance between two points is:
D = √ (u2 - u1)2 + (v2 - v1)2;
And in the case of three coordinates (u1, v1, w1) and (u2, v2, w2) the formula for finding the distance is given by:
D = √ (u2 - u1)2 + (v2 - v1)2+ (w2 - w1)2;
Now we will see how to find the distance between the points;
Let the coordinates of points are (-3, -2) and (1, 6) then we have to find the distance between two points.
We know that the coordinates of the points is (u1, v1) and (u2, v2);
Here the value of u1 = -3;
And the value of u2 = 1;
The value of v1 = -2;
The value of v2 = 6;
Then the distance between two points is:
The formula for finding the distance between two points is:
D = √ (u2 - u1)2 + (v2 - v1)2;
Then put the values in the given formula:
D = √ (1 - 5)2 + (6 – (-2))2;
On further solving we get:
D = √ (-4)2 + (8)2;
D = √ 16 + 64;
D = √80;
D = 8.94
So the distance is 8.94.
Using this formula we can find the distance between points.

Abscissa

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Ordered Pair

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