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Analytic Geometry
Coordinate Geometry

The study of geometric figures using the coordinate plane or coordinates in space. Formulas from analytic geometry include the distance formula, midpoint formula, point of division formula, centroid formula, area of a convex polygon.

 

See also

Geometry, plane geometry, solid geometry, Euclidean geometry, non-Euclidean geometry

 


  this page updated 21-feb-16
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
written, illustrated, and webmastered by Bruce Simmons
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