Spatial Math: The Land of Cartesia: Coordinates
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Summary: Use GIS to explore the Cartesian Coordinate System and geometry.
Objectives: Understand and use coordinates, axes, shapes, measurements, and values in the Cartesian Coordinate System and understand how the system relates to the latitude longitude system.
Welcome to the land of Cartesia! The Cartesian Coordinate System is more than a useful system for modeling concepts and formulas in mathematics. It is related to the coordinate system for the planet, latitude-longitude. Let’s explore the system and then relate it to the planet Earth.