# How do you plot (-2, 8)?

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If I remember correctly, all you have to do is go to the left 2 times on the X-axis and up 8 times on the Y-axis

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The first number in the parentheses is the X coordinate, so whether it is negative or positive depends whether the number would go left or right. The second number in the parentheses is the Y coordinate, so depending on if that number is positive or negative, your point would go up or down.

If the number is positive for both the X and Y coordinate, it would go to the right and up. If the number is negative, it would go left and down. Positive and negative, right and down. Negative and positive, left and up.

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