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ordered pair
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Ordered pair
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ordered pair
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noun
Mathematics
.
two quantities written in such a way as to indicate that one quantity precedes or is to be considered before the other, as (3, 4) indicates the Cartesian
coordinates
of a point in the plane.
Origin:
1950–55
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Main Entry:
ordered pair
Part of Speech:
n
Definition:
in mathematics, a pair of distinct elements or two ordered numbers, often used to match numbers in relations or functions
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Example sentences
Students should also be able to add and subtract integers to each
ordered pair
to discover the new
ordered pair
.
Plots the location of an
ordered pair
in the first quadrant.
The combination of events and may be called a composite event, denoted by the
ordered pair
.
Now give them
ordered pair
s and tell them to rewrite the first
ordered pair
as
red and the second as blue with colored pencils.
The student matches an
ordered pair
to the linear equation and/or graph that contains the
ordered pair
.
Identify the quadrant in which an
ordered pair
is positioned by examining the
ordered pair
.
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