Descriptive Statistics > Cartesian Plane

## Cartesian Plane Definition

A Cartesian plane is a graph with one x-axis and one y-axis. These two axes are perpendicular to each other. The **origin (O)** is in the exact center of the graph. Numbers to the right of the zero on the x-axis are positive; numbers to the left of zero are negative. For the y-axis, numbers below zero are negative and numbers above are positive.

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