Definition of Coordinate geometry
1. Noun. The use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system.
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Generic synonyms: Geometry
Lexicographical Neighbors of Coordinate Geometry
Literary usage of Coordinate geometry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mathematics for the Practical Man: Explaining Simply and Quickly All the by George Howe (1918)
"Therefore the student will realize how important it is that he master the few fundamental principles of coordinate geometry which we will discuss briefly in ..."
2. Higher Mathematics for Students of Chemistry and Physics: With Special by Joseph William Mellor (1902)
"... than the third is perhaps more interesting than useful, at least ao far as practical work is concerned. § 48. coordinate geometry in Three Dimensions. ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It may be here remarked that the determination of the tangents at a multiple point is generally much simpler by Cartesian coordinate geometry than by the ..."
4. An Elementary Treatise on the Calculus: With Illustrations from Geometry by George Alexander Gibson (1901)
"coordinate geometry of Three Dimensions. A knowledge of coordinate geometry of three dimensions will greatly assist the reader in obtaining a clear ..."
5. An Elementary Course of Mathematics by Thomas Stephens Davies, Stephen Fenwick, William Rutherford (1853)
"coordinate geometry OF TWO DIMENSIONS. EXPOSITION OP PRINCIPLES AND ... These omissions in the old system are completely supplied by coordinate geometry, ..."