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Side ASide B

Slope

The ratio to rise over run.
The change in y over the change in x.

solution

A number or a pair of numbers, the answer to an equation.

Ordered pair

A pair of numbers, such as (1,2)

plot

To graph an ordered pair in a number plane

horizontal axis

The number line that is horizontal.
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origin

The zero point.

Vertical Axis

The second number line that reaches from up to down.

x-axis

The horizontal axis

y-axis

The vertical axis

Graph of an ordered pair

A diagram of a graph representing an ordered pair.

coordinates

Ex: The coordinates of (3,2) are 3 and 2.

X-coordinate

Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 3 is the x-coordinate

abscissa

Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 3 is the abscissa

y-coordinate

Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 2 is the y-coordinate

ordniate

Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 2 is the ordinate

coordinate axes

The x- and y- axes.

coordinate plane

The number plane

quadrants

Sections on a graph, there are four quadrants.

graph of an equation

When an equation such as x + 2y =6 is graphed.