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No, the y-coordinate can be positive or negative.

Q: Is y coordinate always a negative number?

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a negative number. think banking..... no money plus no money is ? Nothing (negative) "no money" would be zero, wouldn't it? Zero, or "nothing", is not negative. Still, a negative number plus a negative number is a negative number. minus X plus minus Y equals minus(X + Y).

it equals 1/25, or 0.04. A number to a negative power is the reciprocal of the number to that same positive power. x^(-y) = 1/(x^y)

Let x and y be two rational numbers. If both x and y are negative then their sum will be negative.If only one of them, say x, is positive (so that y is negative), and if the absolute value (or magnitude) of y is greater than x then their sum will be negative.

Rational numbers can always be expressed as fractions.

Any number that can be expressed as the ratio x/y where x and y are both positive integers. [Technically, they could both be negative, but not one of each.]

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Compare it's position to the origin. The x coordinate is the number of units to the right of the origin. (If it is to the left of the origin the x coordinate is negative.) The y coordinate is the number of units above the origin. (If it is below, the y coordinate is negative.) The point is denoted (x,y) with the x coordinate in place of the x and the y coordinate in place of the y.

The first coordinate always is called the "x" coordinate, because it goes on the "x" axis, while the second coordinate is always called the "y" coordinate because it always goes on the "y" axis.

The quadrant where a point has a negative x coordinate and a negative y coordinate is located in quadrant 3.

Other way around (X,Y)

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A line is just a line, but the y-coordinate (the point where the line intersects the y-axis) is termed the y intercept. This point has an x coordinate that is always zero and the y coordinate can be positive, zero, or negative

An ordered pair that has a negative x-coordinate and a positive y-coordinate (-,+) would be plotted in which quadrant?

in 2nd quad y coordinate is positive

The third (or SouthWest) quadrant.

An ordered pair that has a negative x-coordinate and a positive y-coordinate would be plotted in the second quadrant (II). In this quadrant, the x-coordinate is negative and the y-coordinate is positive.

The negative ordinate represents a negative y coordinate. A negative abscissa implies a negative x coordinate. Therefore the coordinate should look like (-x,-y). These coordinates are located at third quadrant.

Y-coordinate