Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Skills Handbook - The Coordinate Plane - Exercises: 11

Answer

The point $(-5,0)$ must lie on the $x$-axis.

Work Step by Step

Since this point has a $y$ coordinate of $0$, it is $0$ units above or below the origin. Any point that is $0$ units above or below the origin must lie on the $x$ axis, because it is the line of points which lie $0$ units vertically from the origin.
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