## Coordinate Geometry

## Chapter 3

## Exercise 3.2

**EX 3.2 QUESTION 1.**

**Write the answer of each of the following questions:**

**(i) What is the name of horizontal and the vertical lines drawn to determine the position of any point in the Cartesian plane?**

**(ii) What is the name of each part of the plane formed by these two lines?**

**(iii) Write the name of the point where these two lines intersect.**

**Solution:**

(i) x-axis and y-axis.

(ii) Quadrant

(iii) Origin

**EX 3.2 QUESTION 2.**

See the given figure and write the following:

(i) The coordinates of B.

(ii) The coordinates of C.

(iii) The point identified by the coordinates (-3,-5).

(iv) The point identified by the coordinates (2,-4).

(v) The abscissa of the point D.

(vi) The ordinate of the point H.

(vii) The coordinates of the point L.

(viii) The coordinates of the point M.

Solution:

(i) The coordinates of B are (-5,2).

(ii) The coordinates of C are (5, -5).

(iii) The point E is identified by the coordinates (-3,-5).

(iv) The point G is identified by the coordinates (2,-4).

(v) The abscissa of the point D is 6.

(vi) The ordinate of the point H is -3.

(vii) The coordinates of point L are (0,5).

(viii) The coordinates of the point M are (-3,0).