11.16: Coordinate Locations on a Map

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$x-$axis The $x-$axis is the horizontal axis in the coordinate plane, commonly representing the value of the input or independent variable.
$y$ axis The $y$-axis is the vertical number line of the Cartesian plane.
Latitude Latitude is a coordinate that specifies the north-south location of a point on the Earth's surface.
Longitude Longitude is a coordinate that specifies the east-west location of a point on the Earth's surface.
Ordered Pair An ordered pair, $(x, y)$, describes the location of a point on a coordinate grid.
Origin The origin is the point of intersection of the $x$ and $y$ axes on the Cartesian plane. The coordinates of the origin are (0, 0).
Quadrants A quadrant is one-fourth of the coordinate plane. The four quadrants are numbered using Roman Numerals I, II, III, and IV, starting in the top-right, and increasing counter-clockwise.

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