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Recognise the Quadrants in a Coordinate Grid

In this worksheet, students will say in which quadrant the given coordinates lie.

'Recognise the Quadrants in a Coordinate Grid' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Algebra

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Coordinates in All Four Quadrants

Popular topics:   Algebra worksheets, Year 7 Algebra worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

A set of coordinate axes that extend from negative to positive numbers can be divided into 4 quarters.


These are called quadrants and are labelled like this:


coordinate quadrants


Notice that the 1st quadrant is the one where points have positive x-coordinates and positive y-coordinates, e.g. (3, 4), (6, 1) etc.


Notice also that the quadrants are labelled in an anticlockwise direction from the 1st quadrant round to the 4th quadrant.




In which quadrant does the point (4, -2) lie?



(4, -2) has a positive x-coordinate and and a negative y-coordinate.


coordinate quadrants


It is in the 4th quadrant.


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