4. From Geometry to Coordinate Geometry

  1. Ulrich L. Rohde1,2,
  2. G. C. Jain3,
  3. Ajay K. Poddar2 and
  4. A. K. Ghosh4

Published Online: 28 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118130155.ch4

Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners

Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners

How to Cite

Rohde, U. L., Jain, G. C., Poddar, A. K. and Ghosh, A. K. (2011) From Geometry to Coordinate Geometry, in Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118130155.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    BTU Cottbus, Germany

  2. 2

    Synergy Microwave Corporation, Paterson, NJ, USA

  3. 3

    Defense Research & Development Organization, Maharashtra, India

  4. 4

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118117750

Online ISBN: 9781118130155

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Keywords:

  • coordinate geometry and locus coordinate system, graph with equation;
  • rectangular Cartesian co ordinates, point in plane;
  • rectangular Cartesian coordinates, polar coordinates of point

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Coordinate Geometry (or Analytic Geometry)

  • The Distance Formula

  • Section Formula

  • The Angle of Inclination of a Line

  • Solution(s) of an Equation and its Graph

  • Equations of a Line

  • Parallel Lines

  • Relation Between the Slopes of (Nonvertical) Lines that are Perpendicular to One Another

  • Angle Between Two Lines

  • Polar Coordinate System