# Describing the position of a point and shape across 4 quadrants using coordinates

# Describing the position of a point and shape across 4 quadrants using coordinates

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will investigate an extended y axis to allow for negative y values, and then take a look at coordinates in all 4 quadrants.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which of the following statements is true?

Only the y coordinates can be negative

The coordinates on the x axis can never be negative

The coordinates on the x axis can only be positive

Q2.

If a coordinate of (0,0) is translated one space to the left what will the new translated coordinate be?

(0,-1)

(0,1)

(1,0)

Q3.

Which of the following coordinates is the furthest to the left?

(-3,4)

(0,4)

(5,9)

Q4.

If I translated the point (-6,2) eleven left, what would the new coordinate be?

(-17,-6)

(-6,13)

(11,-6)

Q5.

If a square has the coordinates (-2,1), (-2,2) and (-1,1) what would the final coordinate be?

(-2,-2)

(-3,1)

(-3,2)

### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which of the coordinates below is also known as the origin?

(-1,-1)

(1,1)

(10,10)

Q2.

In which two quadrants would you always find a negative x coordinate?

1st and 2nd

1st and 4th

3rd and 4th

Q3.

In which two quadrants would you always find a negative y coordinate?

1st and 2nd

1st and 4th

2nd and 3rd

Q4.

Which of the following statements is true?

You would find (-4,-9) in the 4th quadrant

You would find (3,7) in the 2nd quadrant

You would find (3,7) in the 4th quadrant

Q5.

Which of the following coordinates is exactly halfway between (-4,-2) and (-2,-2)?

(-2,-3)

(-4,2)

(2,-2)