analytic geometry


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analytic geometry

n.
The analysis of geometric structures and properties principally by algebraic operations on variables defined in terms of position coordinates.

analyt′ic geom′etry


n.
a branch of mathematics in which algebraic procedures are applied to geometry and position is represented analytically by coordinates.
[1820–30]

an·a·lyt·ic geometry

(ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭk)
The use of algebra to solve problems in geometry. In analytic geometry, geometric figures are represented by algebraic equations and plotted using coordinates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.analytic geometry - the use of algebra to study geometric propertiesanalytic geometry - the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
Translations
geometria analitica
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