Origin

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of the origin:

- It is a point on the coordinate plane.
- It is located at the intersection of the
*x*-axis and the*y*-axis. - It is represented by the ordered pair, (0, 0).
- It is often labeled with the capital letter,
*O*. - It is where you begin counting to find a point.

Example

Non-example

Point A is located at (2, 3).

TEKS: 5(8)(A), 8(3)(C)