About Ordered Pairs:

A linear equation in two variables is of the form: ax + by = c. This type of equation has a solution that is generally reported using an ordered pair (x,y). We can plot an ordered pair on the coordinate plane. We find the intersection of the x and y locations.


Test Objectives
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate the x coordinate
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate the y coordinate
  • Demonstrate the ability to plot an ordered pair on the coordinate plane
Ordered Pairs Practice Test:

#1:

Instructions: Plot each ordered pair on the coordinate plane.

a) (3,-2)

b) (1,-7)

c) (4,4)


#2:

Instructions: Plot each ordered pair on the coordinate plane.

a) (-6,-1)

b) (-4,-3)

c) (5,2)


#3:

Instructions: Plot each ordered pair on the coordinate plane.

a) (-1,-1)

b) (0,8)

c) (6,-4)


#4:

Instructions: Plot each ordered pair on the coordinate plane.

a) (-7,-3)

b) (5,5)

c) (0,-2)


#5:

Instructions: Plot each ordered pair on the coordinate plane.

a) (-4,-4)

b) (6,2)

c) (-2,-5)


Written Solutions:

#1:

Solutions:

a)

plotting the ordered pair (3,-2)

b)

plotting the ordered pair (1,7)

c)

plotting the ordered pair (4,4)

#2:

Solutions:

a)

plotting the ordered pair (-6,-1)

b)

plotting the ordered pair (-4,-3)

c)

plotting the ordered pair (5,2)

#3:

Solutions:

a)

plotting the ordered pair (-1,-1)

b)

plotting the ordered pair (0,8)

c)

plotting the ordered pair (6,-4)

#4:

Solutions:

a)

plotting the ordered pair (-7,-3)

b)

plotting the ordered pair (5,5)

c)

plotting the ordered pair (0,-2)

#5:

Solutions:

a)

plotting the ordered pair (-4,-4)

b)

plotting the ordered pair (6,2)

c)

plotting the ordered pair (-2,-5)