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MATH 1111 - College Algebra: 2.1 Cartesian Coordinates/Relations

2.1 Cartesian coordinates/Relations

At the end of this section students will be able to:

  • Plot points in the Cartesian Coordinate Plane
  • Find points symmetric about the x-axis, y-axis or the origin
  • Determine the distance of two points in a plane
  • Determine the midpoint of a line segment
  • Describe and graph relations 

Required Reading

1.1.2 The Cartesian Coordinate Plane

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages 6-13


1.2 Relations

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages 20-26

Practice Exercises

Cartesian Coordinate Plane

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages 14-19

Answers to practice exercises can be found on pages 17-19.



Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages 29-42

Answers to practice exercises can be found on pages 33-42.

Supplemental Resources

Symmetry about the x-axis, y-axis and the Origin: