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# Coordinate plane: graphing points

The video is all about understanding the basics of the coordinate plane. It explains how to plot points using ordered pairs, with the first number indicating the horizontal (x-axis) movement and the second number showing the vertical (y-axis) movement. Created by Sal Khan.

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• Why would I need to know this in real life?
• To draw a graph
• Does anyone else just scroll through the comments?
• Yeah.
• how do you use graphing in your everyday life?
• graphing can be used to look at patterns and correlations in data sets. once, at school, we looked to see if there was a correlation between attendance and ranking in major league baseball. what we found was that most of the time the more people who went to see a team, the higher the teams ranking was (or the other way around). graphing can be used in businesses to do things like track sales or see if some things are over all better than others. basically, graphing has hundreds of different purposes.
• does anyone think that people use coordinate planes when the fly planes? 🤨✈️
• They do just saying
• Its earth worm sally. Caried diseases from flordia to cally. Flordia to cally
• Its earth worm sally, carrying diseases from florida to cali!
• What is a plot?
• A plot would be the 2 points you need to graph. He plotted (8, 10) and (6, 10) So he had two plots to graph.
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• what does it mean when it says not graphed