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rotation of axes

[ak-seez] /ˈæk siz/
noun, Mathematics
1.
a process of replacing the axes in a Cartesian coordinate system with a new set of axes making a specified angle with and having the same origin as the original axes.
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  • The techniques of translation and rotation of axes in the coordinate plane will be used to graph conic sections.

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