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Locating an object within a plane HTML5


How to locate an object within a plane or a place on a map?

The plane's axes must be labelled. These labels allow you to locate a region within the plane and identify it using these labels as coordinates.

Move the fruits or the point within the plane. Click on the labels. Click on the abscissa and the ordinate.

Learning goals

  • Know how to locate an object within a grid using coordinates.
  • Know how to locate a point in a Cartesian plane.
  • Know the vocabulary: locate, abscissa, ordinate, coordinate.

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1. Grid co-ordinates:

A plane divided in vertical and horizontal strips create a grid. The position of each strip is identified by a letter or a number. The intersection of two perpendicular…

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