#### Module 1 – Introduction and Review

### Section-by-Section Learning Objectives

### Section 1.4 – Cartesian Coordinates

#### Section Learning Objectives

After completing this section
you should be
able to:

- Use a “Cartesian Coordinate System” to plot and identify points
in a plane
- Express distance and slope between two points in terms of their
Cartesian coordinates
- Find the equation of a straight line specified in various ways
- Plot graphs of linear and quadratic equations, and identify the
equations from given or specified graphs
- Find equations of circles with specified centre and radius
- Find intersection points of pairs of lines and conic sections
- Use geometric properties of lines and curves to answer algebraic
questions

- Apply these skills in a wide variety of practical situations

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