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Statistics: Plotting Points on X and Y Axes

In this worksheet, students plot and read points and understand the simple reflection of points in the x- and y-axes.

'Statistics: Plotting Points on X and Y Axes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Interpreting Data

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn about plotting points

 

Remember that the x-coordinate comes before the y-coordinate. 

The coordinates of the corners of the shape above are (1, 1), (4, 1), (5, 2), (3, 5).

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
Which shape will you obtain?  A, B, C, or D


A

B

C

D

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
Which shape you will obtain on reflecting your shape in the y-axis (A, B, C, D)?


A

B

C

D

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
Which shape you will obtain on reflecting your shape in the x-axis (A, B, C, D)?


A

B

C

D

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
What co-ordinates will you obtain on reflecting your shape in the y-axis?


(-1, 1), (-4, 1), (-5, 2), (-3, 5)

(1, -1), (4, -1), (5, -2), (3, -5)

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
What co-ordinates will you obtain on reflecting your shape in the x-axis?


(-1, 1), (-4, 1), (-5, 2), (-3, 5)

(1, -1), (4, -1), (5, -2), (3, -5)

  • Question 1

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
Which shape will you obtain?  A, B, C, or D


CORRECT ANSWER
B
  • Question 2

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
Which shape you will obtain on reflecting your shape in the y-axis (A, B, C, D)?


CORRECT ANSWER
A
  • Question 3

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
Which shape you will obtain on reflecting your shape in the x-axis (A, B, C, D)?


CORRECT ANSWER
C
  • Question 4

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
What co-ordinates will you obtain on reflecting your shape in the y-axis?


CORRECT ANSWER
(-1, 1), (-4, 1), (-5, 2), (-3, 5)
EDDIE SAYS
Remember x comes before y in coordinates
  • Question 5

Plot these points and join them as you go. (1, 1)(4, 1)(5, 2)(3, 5).
What co-ordinates will you obtain on reflecting your shape in the x-axis?


CORRECT ANSWER
(1, -1), (4, -1), (5, -2), (3, -5)
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