CARTESIAN COORDINATE SYSTEM

n. In geometry, refers to a system of locating points and elements in a Euclidean (three-dimensional) space using coordinates. This coordinate system indicates the distance of a point from its origin along 11 axes of the space. Named after 17th-century French philosopher and mathematician Ren

CARTESIAN COORDINATE SYSTEM: "The Cartesian coordinate system is a combination of classic Greek geometry and modern mathematics."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CARTESIAN COORDINATE SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cartesian-coordinate-system/ (accessed August 4, 2020).
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