# What are coordinates Powerpoint?

## What are coordinates Powerpoint?

A point on a grid always has 2 numbers to describe where it is – these numbers are called coordinates. Coordinates are always written across (along the x-axis) and then the number of steps up (the y-axis). The x-axis is the horizontal axis of the grid, while the y-axis is the vertical axis.

### What are coordinates in the first quadrant?

A coordinate in the first quadrant means that the coordinate will be in the top, right-hand quadrant of a graph. This means that both digits of the coordinate will be positive (whereas they can be negative if the coordinate is in another quadrant).

**How do you find coordinates?**

To identify the x-coordinate of a point on a graph, read the number on the x-axis directly above or below the point. To identify the y-coordinate of a point, read the number on the y-axis directly to the left or right of the point. Remember, to write the ordered pair using the correct order (x,y) .

**How do you plot coordinates?**

How to plot coordinates

- A coordinate is shown using two values, separated by a comma with brackets around them.
- The values show the position on the x axis (horizontal line) and y axis (vertical line).
- A coordinate represents the exact position of a point.

## How do you use coordinates ks2?

Coordinates are always written in brackets, with the two numbers separated by a comma. Coordinates are ordered pairs of numbers; the first number number indicates the point on the x axis and the second the point on the y axis.

### How do you find the first quadrant?

The right-top side region is called the first quadrant. The region in the angle X O Y is the first quadrant and represented by a Roman numeral . In ∠ X O Y , the -axis and -axis both represent positive values.

**How old do you have to be to do the coordinates and angles worksheet?**

It is targetted at children in years 5 and 6 and the questions for the worksheet have been stripped from past papers. Having an Understanding of coordinates and angles is part of the primary school curriculum and children will deal with coordinates and angles in both KS1 and KS2.

**How many coordinates and angles are in KS2?**

The worksheet includes 31 coordinates and angles questions and is relevant for KS2 pupils approaching their SATS test. If you are not ready to download the worksheets yet, then read on for some information about coordinates and angles.

## What’s the best way to teach coordinates and position?

Dedicating time and effort to ensure that we do not add to pupils’ misconception is key – being dutifully aware that a square is a particular type of rectangle must be paramount. There is no real ‘theory’ behind how best to teach coordinates, position and direction.

### How many coordinates and angles do you need for SATS?

The Information below will give an overview of the topic and we have included a detailed worksheet with full answers. The worksheet includes 31 coordinates and angles questions and is relevant for KS2 pupils approaching their SATS test.