(i) The horizontal line that is drawn to determine the position of any point in the Cartesian plane is called as x-axis.

The vertical line that is drawn to determine the position of any point in the Cartesian plane is called as y-axis.

(ii) The name of each part of the plane that is formed by x-axis and y-axis is called as quadrant.

(iii) The point, where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect is called as origin.