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>** Plotting Ordered Number Pairs** <

points on coordinate grid. The two numbers are

called the 'coordinates' of the point.

The first coordinate is the horizontal called the 'x'

coordinate.

The second is the vertical is called the 'y'

coordinate.

The point (0,0) is called the 'origin'

intersection of the two lines marked with a red dot.

The coordinates of this point are 4 and 2.

Example:** Locate the point: (4,2) on graph grid **

below.

below.

axes.

2: Locate 2 on the vertical axes

same point as the ordered pair (2,4) below.