A way to pinpoint where you are on a map or graph by how far along, and how far up or down the point is.

Example: the point (12,5) is 12 units along, and 5 units up.

(For 3 dimensional locations we need 3 numbers).

Example: the point (12,5) is 12 units along, and 5 units up.

(For 3 dimensional locations we need 3 numbers).

See: Polar Coordinates