Finding Coordinates On a Cartesian Plane (7)

Given coordinates, plot points on the Cartesian plane, and find coordinates for a given point (ACMNA178)

LO: To identify the coordinates of a point on the Cartesian plane and to plot a given coordinate on the Cartesian plane.


  • What an Cartesian plane is
  • Numbers moving from left to right increase in order
  • Numbers moving from right to left decrease in order
  • Numbers moving upwards increase in order
  • Numbers moving downwards decrease in order


  • That points have co-ordinates
  • Co-ordinates tell us the location of the point on the Cartesian Plane


  • I can locate a point on a Cartesian Plane

Co-Ordinates (Ordered Pair)

One phrase to help you remember co-ordinates or ordered pairs is:

“Along the corridor, then up the stairs”

2 across and 8 up!

2 across, and 3 up! (2,3)

Co-Ordinates (Ordered Pair) Videos

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