Graphing Vocabulary

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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.
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solution
 
A number or a pair of numbers, the answer to an equation.
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Ordered pair
 
A pair of numbers, such as (1,2)
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plot
 
To graph an ordered pair in a number plane
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horizontal axis
 
The number line that is horizontal. _______________
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origin
 
The zero point.
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Vertical Axis
 
The second number line that reaches from up to down.
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x-axis
 
The horizontal axis
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y-axis
 
The vertical axis
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Graph of an ordered pair
 
A diagram of a graph representing an ordered pair.
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coordinates
 
Ex: The coordinates of (3,2) are 3 and 2.
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X-coordinate
 
Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 3 is the x-coordinate
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abscissa
 
Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 3 is the abscissa
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y-coordinate
 
Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 2 is the y-coordinate
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ordniate
 
Ex: The ordered pair: (3,2) The 2 is the ordinate
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coordinate axes
 
The x- and y- axes.
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coordinate plane
 
The number plane
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quadrants
 
Sections on a graph, there are four quadrants.
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graph of an equation
 
When an equation such as x + 2y =6 is graphed.


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