The x and y axis divide the graph into 4 quadrants

  1. In 1st quadrant -  x is positive, y is positive

  2. In 2nd quadrant – x is negative, y is positive

  3. In 3rd quadrant – x is negative, y is negative

  4. In 4th quadrant – x is positive, y is negative. quadrant.jpg

    Quadrant

    X

    Y

    Example

    I

    +

    +

    (1, 2)

    II

    +

    (−1, 2)

    III

    (−1, −2)

    IV

    +

    (1, −2)

quadrant Example.jpg

  1. Chapter 3 Class 9 Coordinate Geometry
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