A way to pinpoint where you are on a map or graph by how far

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

(For 3 dimensional locations we need 3 numbers).

**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).

See: Polar Coordinates

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