Pronunciation: /ˌænlˈɪ tɪk dʒiˈɒ mɪ tri/ Explain
Analytic geometry is the study of geometry using
algebra. Analytic geometry is also called
coordinate geometry and Cartesian geometry.
In analytic geometry,
is represented by
Algebra is used to describe geometric objects, their properties, and relationships
is a 1-dimensional
Plane geometry is the study of one and two dimensional
figures in a 2-dimensional coordinate system. Solid geometry
is the study of figures in a 3-dimensional coordinate system.
- analytic geometry. merriam-webster.com. Encyclopedia Britannica. Merriam-Webster. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analytic geometry.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Analytic Geometry. 6/13/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/analyticgeometry.html.
6/13/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
11/20/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)