### All SSAT Upper Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Graph An Ordered Pair

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

D

C

B

A

**Correct answer:**

D

To get to , move right along the x-axis by , then move up on the y-axis by .

The sign in front of each number represents which direction to go on the x or y-axis starting at the origin . If the number is positive you go right on the x-axis or up on the y-axis. If the sign is negative then you move to the left on the x-axis or down on the y-axis.

### Example Question #2 : How To Graph An Ordered Pair

Which point best represents the coordinates ?

**Possible Answers:**

C

B

A

D

**Correct answer:**

A

The sign in front of each number represents which direction to go on the x or y-axis starting at the origin . If the number is positive you go right on the x-axis or up on the y-axis. If the sign is negative then you move to the left on the x-axis or down on the y-axis.

To get to , move left on the x-axis by , then move up on the y-axis by .

### Example Question #3 : How To Graph An Ordered Pair

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

A

B

D

C

**Correct answer:**

D

The sign in front of each number represents which direction to go on the x or y-axis starting at the origin . If the number is positive you go right on the x-axis or up on the y-axis. If the sign is negative then you move to the left on the x-axis or down on the y-axis.

To get to , only move up by on the y-axis. Do not move along the x-axis because the x-coordinate is .

### Example Question #4 : How To Graph An Ordered Pair

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

B

D

C

A

**Correct answer:**

C

To get to , move right on the x-axis by then move up on the y-axis by .

### Example Question #2 : How To Graph An Ordered Pair

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

C

A

D

B

**Correct answer:**

A

To get to , move left on the x-axis by then move down the y-axis by .

### Example Question #3 : How To Graph An Ordered Pair

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

D

C

A

B

**Correct answer:**

B

To get to , move right on the x-axis by , then move down on the y-axis by .

### Example Question #4 : Graphing

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

C

B

D

A

**Correct answer:**

B

To get to , move right on the x-axis by then move down on the y-axis by .

### Example Question #4 : Graphing

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

D

A

C

B

**Correct answer:**

D

The sign in front of each number represents which direction to go on the x or y-axis starting at the origin . If the number is positive you go right on the x-axis or up on the y-axis. If the sign is negative then you move to the left on the x-axis or down on the y-axis. The first term in the ordered pair is the movement in the x direction and the second point is the movement in the y direction.

To get to , move left on the x-axis by , then move up on the y-axis by .

### Example Question #51 : Graphing

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

A

C

B

D

**Correct answer:**

C

To get to , move left on the x-axis by , then down on the y-axis by .

The sign in front of each number represents which direction to go on the x or y-axis starting at the origin . If the number is positive you go right on the x-axis or up on the y-axis. If the sign is negative then you move to the left on the x-axis or down on the y-axis. The first term in the ordered pair is the movement in the x direction and the second point is the movement in the y direction.

### Example Question #7 : Graphing

Which point best represents the coordinate ?

**Possible Answers:**

A

B

C

D

**Correct answer:**

B

The sign in front of each number represents which direction to go on the x or y-axis starting at the origin . If the number is positive you go right on the x-axis or up on the y-axis. If the sign is negative then you move to the left on the x-axis or down on the y-axis. The first term in the ordered pair is the movement in the x direction and the second point is the movement in the y direction.

To get to , only move right on the x-axis by .