Plotting Coordinates On A Graph Quiz

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Plotting Coordinates On A Graph Quiz - Quiz

In this quiz there are 6 questions about plotting and reading coordinates on a graph.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the pair of coordinates for the blue star?

    • A.

      (4, 5)

    • B.

      (-4, -5)

    • C.

      (-4, 5)

    • D.

      (-5, 4)

    Correct Answer
    C. (-4, 5)
    Explanation
    The pair of coordinates for the blue star is (-4, 5). This means that the blue star is located at the point (-4, 5) on a coordinate plane. The first number represents the x-coordinate, which is -4, and the second number represents the y-coordinate, which is 5.

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  • 2. 

    What is the pair of coordinates for the star?

    • A.

      (4,-1)

    • B.

      (4, 1)

    • C.

      (1, 4)

    • D.

      (-4,-1)

    Correct Answer
    B. (4, 1)
    Explanation
    The pair of coordinates (4, 1) corresponds to the location of the star. The first number represents the x-coordinate, which tells us the horizontal position of the star on the graph. In this case, the star is located at x = 4. The second number represents the y-coordinate, which tells us the vertical position of the star on the graph. In this case, the star is located at y = 1. Therefore, the correct pair of coordinates for the star is (4, 1).

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  • 3. 

    What are the coordinates for the star?

    • A.

      (-3, 4)

    • B.

      (3, -4)

    • C.

      (-4,-3)

    • D.

      (-3,-4)

    Correct Answer
    D. (-3,-4)
    Explanation
    The coordinates (-3,-4) represent the location of the star. The first coordinate, -3, represents the position on the x-axis, indicating that the star is 3 units to the left of the origin. The second coordinate, -4, represents the position on the y-axis, indicating that the star is 4 units below the origin. Therefore, the correct answer is (-3,-4).

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  • 4. 

    What would the pair of coordinates be if the red smiley face moved down 3 squares, and right 7 squares?

    • A.

      (-1,-3)

    • B.

      (1, 3)

    • C.

      (2, 3)

    • D.

      (3, 7)

    Correct Answer
    B. (1, 3)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (1, 3) because if the red smiley face moves down 3 squares from its starting position, the y-coordinate decreases by 3. If it then moves right 7 squares, the x-coordinate increases by 7. Therefore, the final coordinates would be (1, 3).

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  • 5. 

    The length of each square represents 1 mile. The black smiley face travels 8 miles north, 5 miles east, and 6 miles south. What would be the pair of coordinates that would show the final destination?

    • A.

      (2, -4)

    • B.

      (2, 4)

    • C.

      (-2,-4)

    • D.

      (1, -4)

    Correct Answer
    A. (2, -4)
    Explanation
    The black smiley face starts at the origin (0,0) and travels 8 miles north, which means it moves 8 units up on the y-axis. Then, it travels 5 miles east, which means it moves 5 units to the right on the x-axis. Finally, it travels 6 miles south, which means it moves 6 units down on the y-axis. Therefore, the final destination would be at the coordinates (5,-8). However, none of the given answer choices match this coordinate. Therefore, the correct answer is not available.

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  • 6. 

    The red smiley face travels 9 miles towards the quadrent the star is in. It then travels 10 miles south and 1 mile west. What is the pair of coordinates for the smiley face's final destination?

    • A.

      (-4, 2)

    • B.

      (2, -5)

    • C.

      (2, -4)

    • D.

      (-6, 6)

    Correct Answer
    C. (2, -4)
    Explanation
    The red smiley face starts by traveling 9 miles towards the quadrant the star is in. This means it moves 9 units in the positive x-direction. Then, it travels 10 miles south, meaning it moves 10 units in the negative y-direction. Finally, it moves 1 mile west, which is 1 unit in the negative x-direction.

    Combining these movements, we can determine that the final destination of the smiley face is 2 units to the left (negative x) and 4 units down (negative y) from its starting position. Therefore, the correct pair of coordinates for the smiley face's final destination is (2, -4).

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