Basic math glossary-Y

Basic math glossary-Y define words beginning with the letter Y

Y-axis: The vertical number line that passes through the origin in the cartesian coordinate system.

x-coordinate: In an ordered pair, it is the second value that describes the location of points in the cartesian coodinate system.

y-intercept:It is the y value or coordinate where a line or curve crosses the y-axis. In this situation, the x-value is always equal to zero


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