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# Consider the following three statements. Statement-1 : The x-coordinate is called ordinate. Statement-2 : The y-coordinate is called abscissa. Statement-3 : To express the coordinates of a point in the cartesian plane, the abscissa comes first and then the ordinate comes. Which of the following is true?

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Statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 3 is false.

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Statements 1 and 2 are false and statement 3 is true.

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Statements 2 and 3 are true and statement 1 is false.

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All three statements are true.

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Solution

## The correct option is B Statements 1 and 2 are false and statement 3 is true. x coordinate = abscissa.Hence, Statement 1 is false y coordinate = ordinate.Hence, Statement 2 is false By definition, only statement 3 is true.

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