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Coordinate System

In mathematics, the most common type of coordinate system — also known as a coordinate plane — is the Cartesian coordinate system. A two-dimensional coordinate system has two axes, namely, the x-axis and y-axis. These axes are perpendicular to one another and intersect at the origin.
coordinate plane. One horizontal axis called x, one vertical axis called y. The intersection between them is the origin

The axes of a three-dimensional coordinate system has are also perpendicular to each other and intersect at the origin.

Coordinate systems are used to describe the position of points or other objects.

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