# The process of fixing a point with the help of the coordinates is known as __________ of the point

**Solution:**

The process of fixing a point with the help of the __coordinates__ is known as __plotting__ of the point.

So if a point P(3, 5) has to be plotted then the point should be placed 3 units from the y-axis and 5 units from the x-axis as shown below:

**✦ Try This: **In the point A(4, 5) the ordinate is _________ and the abscissa is __________.

In point A(4,6) the ordinate is __5(Five)__ and the abscissa is__ 4(four)__.

The plotting of the point is completed below:

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## The process of fixing a point with the help of the coordinates is known as __________ of the point

**Summary:**

The process of fixing a point with the help of the coordinates is known as __plotting__ of the point

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