# The horizontal and vertical line in a line graph are usually called __________ and __________

**Solution:**

The horizontal and vertical line in a line graph are usually called __x-axis__ and __y-axis.__

The x-axis which is the horizontal axis and the y-axis which is the vertical are represented in the figure below.

**✦ Try This: **Another name for the x-coordinate is __________.

Another name for x-coordinate is __abscissa.__

If there is a point P(3,5) then 3 is the x-coordinate or abscissa and 5 is the __y-coordinate__ or the ordinate.

**☛ Also Check:** NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 15

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 12 Problem 15**

## The horizontal and vertical line in a line graph are usually called __________ and __________

**Summary:**

The horizontal and vertical line in a line graph are usually called __x-axis__ and __y-axis__

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