
Definition of Cartesian plane
1. Noun. A plane in which all points can be described in Cartesian coordinates.
Definition of Cartesian plane
1. Noun. (geometry): The set of all points in a planar coordinate system. ¹
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Literary usage of Cartesian plane
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1. Curriculum for American Students: James Madison Elementary School by William J. Bennett (1993)
"The Cartesian plane is introduced and used to solve problems of location and ...
In context of the Cartesian plane, students learn ideas about functions, ..."
2. Higher Geometry: An Introduction to Advanced Methods in Analytic Geometry by Frederick Shenstone Woods (1922)
"These equations will determine a single point on the Cartesian plane unless x2 =
xs = xt = 0. In this case t = 0 and the ratio x: y is indeterminate. ..."
3. Plane and Solid Analytic Geometry by William Fogg Osgood, William Caspar Graustein (1921)
"Given the point (2, 3) in the Cartesian plane. The polar coordinates of a point
P, referred to (2, 3) as pole and to the directed line through (2, ..."