# analytical geometry

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## analytical geometry

*n*

(Mathematics) the branch of geometry that uses algebraic notation and analysis to locate a geometric point in terms of a coordinate system; coordinate geometry

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Noun | 1. | analytical 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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