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### Course: Grade 6 (Virginia)>Unit 1

Lesson 7: Distance on the coordinate plane

# Coordinate plane word problem examples

In this word problem, we need to plot the ordered pairs and then figure out the difference in the y coodinate between the two. This will give us our answer! Created by Sal Khan.

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• I keep forgetting the quadrants.
• remember that x always comes before y in the alphabet:) .
• I want you too explain because i'm always confused?!
• you will get there one day
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• Always X think of it as the alphabet x is before y
• How would coordinate plates be helpful in real life?
• I think you mean coordinate "planes", not plates.
Here are examples:
3) Video games use them to know where characters are within the game world/environment.
4) Land surveys - where does one plot of land start/stop. Where is the house or other building located on the land.

Hope this helps.
• the meaning of part is i think only a piece of the fraction but in another term for finding percentage (i think) it means a part that you must multiply or divide to get the answer
• did anyone know the answer
• today is 2023 april ,27, thursday how long will it take for someone to reply?
• hi sorry that it took so long
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