## Cartesian coordinatesx-axis (the abscissa)
and one on to the y-axis (the ordinate),
and is written as an ordered pair of
real numbers (x, y). The same system works equally in spaces
of three or more dimensions. Cartesian coordinates are the most common system of rectangular coordinates employed in analytical grometry. The term is named after René Descartes. ## Related category• ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY | ||||||

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