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X Marks the Spot - … generally. It was invented by a lazy French mathematician called ReneDescartes. You'll read his story on the way through the … navigation and warfare. Share the story of ReneDescartes, a famous French mathematician and philosopher. Descartes enjoyed sleeping in and while doing so … the co-ordinate system known as Cartesian co-ordinates after Rene himself. Students will enjoy the story more if they can … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Exploring Area/Perimeter Through Coordinate Geometry - … famous French mathematician ReneDescartes (1596-1650) and how he developed the Cartesian Coordinate System. The story tells of Descartes experience with a … story tells of the life of the famous French mathematician ReneDescartes (1596-1650) and how he developed the Cartesian Coordinate System … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Coordinates and the Cartesian Plane - … back in the 1600's in France. His name was ReneDescartes, and he liked both algebra and geometry, but back then … plane also became known as the "Cartesian plane," named after Descartes. There are several important parts to the coordinate plane that … User Rating:Grade Level: 6-12
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Cartesian Classroom - … coordinate system is, who developed it, and why. (Relate that ReneDescartes came up with the system while lying in bed for … User Rating:Grade Level: 6-8
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