Y-Axis: Definition & Overview


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At the y-axis, which of the following is always true:

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1. The y-axis tells you which one of the following?

2. What is the y-intercept of the blue line?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet focuses on testing your knowledge of the 'y'-axis. Questions require you to understand the value of 'x' at the 'y'-axis and what the axis is, as well as identify 'y'-intercepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Goals of these practice materials include the following:

  • Recognize the value of 'x' at the 'y'-axis
  • Understand what the 'y'-axis shows
  • Identify 'y'-intercepts
  • Identify which axis gives the vertical location of a point

Skills Practices

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mathematics lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 'y'-axis on the coordinate plane
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the 'y'-axis, 'y'-intercept, and the coordinate plane

Additional Learning

To learn more about the 'y'-axis on the coordinate plane, review the accompanying lesson Y-Axis: Definition & Overview. This lesson encompasses the following objectives:

  • Review the term Cartesian plane
  • Explore vertical distances on the 'y'-axis
  • Define 'y'-intercepts