What is the origin in math ? Definition and illustration.

In the coordinate system, the origin is the point at which the x-axis and the y-axis intersect.

Origin in math

In the figure above, the origin is shown with the green dot. The ordered pair for the origin is (0, 0) and as you can see, the x-coordinate of the origin is 0 and the y-coordinate of the origin is 0.

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