# 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.

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Noun | 1. | analytic geometry - the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate systemmath, 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 |

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**geometria analitica**

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