Axis

Definition of Axis

An Axis is a line about which a figure is drawn, measured, rotated, etc.

The horizontal line and the vertical line on a coordinate plane are known as the X-axis and the Y-axis respectively.

More About Axis

  • The plural of axis is axes.
  • In a three-dimensional coordinate plane X, Y, and Z are the three axes.

Examples of Axis

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Video Examples: CXC Math: Transformational Geometry Part 2A, Reflection In The x-axis. CSEC CXC Maths


Solved Example on Axis

Ques: Identify the axis on which the book is located.

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    Choices:
    A. X-axis
    B. Y-axis
    C. Origin
    D. Both X and Y-axis
    Correct Answer: B

Solution:

    Step 1: The horizontal line and the vertical line on a coordinate plane are known as the X-axis and the Y-axis respectively.
    Step 2: The book is placed on the vertical line.
    Step 3: So, the book is located on Y-axis
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