# Essays Tagged: "Cartesian coordinate system"

#### A short essay about Rene Descartes written for my College Algebra class

y x and y, from two fixed lines drawn at right angles in theplane, were given. This is known as the Cartesian coordination system. The Cartesian orxy-plane consists of two perpendicular axes that cros ... ross at a point called the origin.Positions are determined by their placement away from the origin."Cartesian three-space, also called xyz-space, has a third axis, oriented at right anglesto the xy-pl ...

(3 pages) 190 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Matrices Used In Computer Graphics.

these matrices it is able to make an object rotate and freely move within a 3D space, given by the coordinates of the x-axis, y-axis, and z-axis in 3Dspace. There are many can different operations th ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

#### Used car prices.

(16 pages) 74 0 2.6 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### PGH Conceptual Physics Lab 43 Report

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Taxicab Geometry

me as in Euclidean geometry, but distances are measured differently. This form of geometry uses the Cartesian coordinate system to measure the distance between two points by the sum of the absolute di ... lock distance. The distance is called Manhattan because the city blocks are laid out similar to the Cartesian coordinate system. Distance in taxicab geometry can be represented by dt. To find the dist ...

(10 pages) 25 0 3.8 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Slope Essay

nd slope (m=slope) on a graph, you draw and label your x (horizontal) and y (vertical) axis on a xy-coordinate plane. When you draw your two lines they should meet at right angles at a point zero. The ... oint on the designated spot which you have calculated. To find the slope of a line using the coordinates of two points, you find to points using the formula: y-y /x-x . Take the y's and subtrac ...

(2 pages) 3461 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

#### Sickle Cell Anemia

of the graph of y = f(x) a) g(x) = cf(x) where c>1. Stretch the graph of f by multiplying its y coordinates by c If the graph of is transformed as: 1. , then the graph has a vertical stretch.2. , ... f(x) "" c.The vertical shifts can by accomplished by adding or subtracting the value of c to the y coordinates.Graphs have possible shifts of vertical shrinking and vertical stretching, horizontal sh ...

(2 pages) 774 0 0.0 Oct/2001

#### Rene Descartes

er suffering for a week he died on February 11.Descartes philosophical system of thought is called "Cartesian" which was based on the idea of his statement, "I think therefore I am." He also made the ... n, the law of falling bodies, and his theory of matiere subtile.Descartes invented what we now call Cartesian coordinates, or the system by which we can graph mathematical functions in two-or three-di ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

#### Modelling a Suspension Bridge

(5 pages) 1650 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### wind type

he most important thing is that it gives electrical energy to the plant. Now protection and control system comes which is the most fascinating thing because in some emergency condition and situation t ... s much advantage than disadvantage.�ReferencesAckermann, Thomas. (2012). Wind Power in Power Systems. Published by John Wiley & Sons.ISBN 1119941830, 9781119941835

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Art Essays

#### Caculus

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics