Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 7, Lesson 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

On a Cartesian coordinate grid, the x-axis is:
 a. vertical b. horizontal

2.

The second coordinate of the ordered pair (x, y) tells you:
 a. the distance up or down from the horizontal axis b. the distance left or right from the vertical axis

3.

An ordered pair that has both negative coordinates lies in Quadrant:
 a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4

4.

Name the coordinates of the point that is plotted.

 a. (4, 2) b. (2, 4) c. (-2, 4) d. (4, -2)

5.

Name the coordinates of the point that is plotted.

 a. (0, -3) b. (3, 0) c. (-3, 1) d. (-3, 0)

6.

Select the graph that has the point (-4, -3) plotted correctly.
 a. b. c. d.

7.

Select the point that matches the description:

The point is 3 units below the x-axis in Quadrant 3.
 a. (-3, -2) b. (4, -3) c. (-2, -3)

8.

Select the point that matches the description.

The point lies on the y-axis.
 a. (5, 0) b. (0, 4)

9.

Select the two points that lie on the same horizontal line.
 a. (2, 1) and (2, 5) b. (-3, 3) and (4, 3)

10.

Diagonally opposite corners of a rectangle are located at points A(-4, 3) and C(3, -2).
Determine the area of the rectangle.
 a. 12 square units b. 6 square units c. 35 square units