The vertical value in a pair of coordinates. How far

The Y Coordinate is always written second in an

In this example, the value "5" is the Y Coordinate.

Also called "Ordinate"

**up or down**the point is.The Y Coordinate is always written second in an

*ordered pair*of coordinates (x,y) such as (12,5).In this example, the value "5" is the Y Coordinate.

Also called "Ordinate"

See: Ordinate