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Ch 4: Coordinate Geometry Review

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons and learn the basic vocabulary used when working with graphs as well as the methods to plot various points. Take the quizzes that follow each lesson to test your knowledge of coordinate geometry.

Coordinate Geometry Review - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The video lessons in this chapter will help you get familiar with the vocabulary used to discuss graphs and their functions. You'll learn the names for various parts of the graph and how to locate them. Other lessons explain how to plot points and find the intercept and slope of a line. You will also explore the formulas used to determine the midpoint of a line segment and the distance between two points. By the end of this chapter, you should have an understanding of:

  • Basic terms of graphing
  • How to plot points and graph lines
  • Using the midpoint formula
  • Determining distance between two points on a graph
  • Figure the slope of a line

Video Objective
What Are the Different Parts of a Graph? You'll examine the meaning of terms related to graphing, including quadrant, ordered pair and intercepts.
The Cartesian Coordinate System This lesson explains the method of plotting points on a graph using a table and also will show you how to find the x- and y-intercepts.
How to Use the Midpoint Formula Here, you'll learn to use a formula that will show the midpoint of any line segment on the x,y plane.
How to Use the Distance Formula In this lesson, we'll learn about the formula that shows the distance between two points on a graph.
Calculating the Slope of a Line: Point-Slope Form, Slope-Intercept Form and More We'll learn about the types of slopes and two methods for finding slopes.

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: Coordinate Geometry Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Are the Different Parts of a Graph?

1. What Are the Different Parts of a Graph?

Being able to read a graph isn't just vital for an algebra class. Graphs and charts are used everywhere! We'll take a crash course on the basic x/y plane used in algebra and the fundamental vocab you need.

The Cartesian Coordinate System: Plotting Points & Graphing Lines

2. The Cartesian Coordinate System: Plotting Points & Graphing Lines

Watch this video lesson to see how useful the Cartesian coordinate system is. Learn how points are labeled and how you can plot points and graph lines using the system.

How to Use The Midpoint Formula

3. How to Use The Midpoint Formula

The formula for the midpoint of a line segment will tell you how to find the middle of any line segment on the x, y plane. Learn about this formula and see how it is used to find the midpoint of a line segment.

How to Use The Distance Formula

4. How to Use The Distance Formula

You can't always rely on your smartphone to tell you how far you need to travel to get from point A to point B. The distance formula will tell you the distance between any two points on a graph. In this lesson, you'll learn where it comes from and how to use it!

Calculating the Slope of a Line: Point-Slope Form, Slope-Intercept Form & More

5. Calculating the Slope of a Line: Point-Slope Form, Slope-Intercept Form & More

Being able to calculate the slope of a line is a very useful skill to have. Why? Watch this video lesson to find out and learn how to find the slope when working with various equations and various lines.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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