The horizontal value in a pair of coordinates: how far

The X Coordinate is always written first in an

In this example, the value "12" is the X Coordinate.

Also called "Abscissa"

**along**the point is.The X Coordinate is always written first in an

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

Also called "Abscissa"

See: Coordinates

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