# Ch 33: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Coordinate Geometry

### About This Chapter

## FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics: Coordinate Geometry - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, discover the topics related to coordinate geometry that may be on the FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics Test. Watch each engaging video lesson to brush-up on the coordinate geometry information you'll need to know. The following information will be covered:

- The definition of a coordinate plane
- Plotting ordered pairs on the coordinate plane
- Finding the distance between points
- Using the midpoint formula
- Solving word problems with plotted data

Watch the video lessons in this chapter to strengthen your grasp of coordinate geometry. After you've completed the lessons, use our multiple-choice quizzes to test your retention of the material. Use the personal dashboard to track your progress through the chapter and see what you still need to work on.

### 1. What is a Coordinate Plane? - Definition, Quadrants & Example

In this lesson, you'll learn what a coordinate plane is and some coordinate plane terminology. You'll also see a few examples of coordinate planes in action. Then, you can test your new knowledge with a brief quiz.

### 2. Ordered Pairs on the Coordinate Plane

In this video lesson, you will see how points are plotted on the coordinate plane. Learn the proper way to identify points on the coordinate plane and how to read the points.

### 3. How to Find the Distance Between Two Points

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to find the distance between any two points on the coordinate plane. Learn what information you and how to plug them in to your formula.

### 4. 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.

### 5. Solving Word Problems with Plotted Data on a Coordinate Plane

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve word problems that involve plotted points on a coordinate plane. Learn how to choose the right points that will answer your question.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics 5-9 (025): Practice & Study Guide course

- About the FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics Test
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Mathematical Reasoning
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Problem-Solving Strategies
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: The Real Number System
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Fractions, Decimals & Percents
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Ratios & Proportions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Factoring
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Solving Word Problems
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Distributing in Algebra
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Rational Expressions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Square Roots
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Radical Expressions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Linear Equations
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Systems of Linear Equations
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Solving & Graphing Inequalities
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Functions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Graphing Functions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Quadratic Functions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Polynomial Functions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Summarizing Data
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Charting Data
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Sampling
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Probability Distributions
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Lines & Angles
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Triangles
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Similar & Congruent Triangle Proofs
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Right Triangle Proofs
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals & Polygons
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Area & Perimeter
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Circles & Arc of a Circle
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Transformations in Geometry
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Principles of Measurement
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Surface Area & Volume
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Connecting Math Concepts
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Instructional Strategies & Tools
- FTCE Middle Grades Math: Assessing Student Learning
- FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics 5-9 Flashcards