A way to pinpoint where you are on a map or graph by how far **along** and how far **up or down** the point is.

Example: the point (12, 5) is 12 units along, and 5 units up.

(For 3 dimensional locations we need 3 numbers).

A way to pinpoint where you are on a map or graph by how far **along** and how far **up or down** the point is.

Example: the point (12, 5) is 12 units along, and 5 units up.

(For 3 dimensional locations we need 3 numbers).

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See: Polar Coordinates

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