Graphing Vocabulary

Introductory Vocabulary To Graphing.
 
Created Jan 12, 2008
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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. _______________
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.


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