# Coordinate Geometry

### By Jacob Diem

## Definition

Coordinate geometry is a part of geometry that states a point on a plane can be described by using a pair of numbers

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## Information

- It originated from Rene Descartes
- It is also called analytic geometry
- It was discovered in the seventeenth century
- It uses the distance, slope, and midpoint formula

Coordinate geometry notes in schoology

## Steps of developing coordinate geometry

Step 1: Draw and label the a graph

Step 2: State the formulas used

Step 3: Show your work

Step 4: Have an ending statement

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Schoology notes