# Solving practical coordinate problems (Part 1)

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will look for general rules relating to vertical and horizontal lines and coordinates. We will use this information to help solve problems involving finding missing coordinates.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which axis has the shape been reflected in?
y
Q2.
Pentagon m has been reflected in the y axis. What are the coordinates of vertex E in the reflected shape?
(-9, 6)
(4, 5)
Q3.
Shape A has been reflected in the y axis. What are the coordinates of vertex D in the reflected shape?
(-3, -2)
(6, -2)
Q4.
The shape is reflected in the y axis. What are the coordinates of vertex E in the reflected shape?
(-1, 7)
(-2, 4)
Q5.
What are the coordinates of shape B, reflected in the x axis?
Correct answer: (-8, -2), (-8, -5), (-3, -5), (-3, -2)
(8, -2), (8, -5), (3, -5), (3, -2)
(8, 2), (8, 5), (3, 5), (3, 2)

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
What is the rule for horizontal lines on a coordinate grid?
They have a constant x coordinate.
Correct answer: They have a constant y coordinate.
Q2.
What is the rule for vertical lines on a coordinate grid?
Correct answer: They have a constant x coordinate.
They have a constant y coordinate.
Q3.
Three vertices of a square are plotted at the points indicated. What are the coordinates of the missing vertex?
(4,-6)
(6,4)
Q4.
Three vertices of a rectangle are plotted at the points indicated. What are the coordinates of the missing vertex?
(-6, -1)
(-6, -2)