- The definition of analytic geometry is solving geometry problems by representing geometric figures with algebraic equations and plotting them on a coordinate graphing system.
Coordinate geometry is an example of analytic-geometry.
analytic geometry definition by Webster's New World
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analytic geometry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The analysis of geometric structures and properties principally by algebraic operations on variables defined in terms of position coordinates.
analytic geometry - Science Definition
The use of algebra to solve problems in geometry, whereby geometric figures are represented by algebraic equations and plotted using coordinates.