what are ordinate and abscissa?

And tâ€‹he distance along the vertical axis is called as an ordinate. In other words we can say the ordinate is the Y-coordinate of a point on the coordinate plane.

The figure below shows both abscissa and ordinate:

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what are ordinate and abscissa?

And tâ€‹he distance along the vertical axis is called as an ordinate. In other words we can say the ordinate is the Y-coordinate of a point on the coordinate plane.

The figure below shows both abscissa and ordinate:

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