###### Advertisements

###### Advertisements

Explain what is meant by Cartesian coordinate system?

###### Advertisements

#### Solution

At any given instant of time, the frame of reference with respect to which the position of the object is described in terms of position coordinates (x, y, z) is called Cartesian coordinate system.

#### RELATED QUESTIONS

Which one of the following Cartesian coordinate systems are not followed in physics?

Explain what is meant by Cartesian coordinate system?

Explain what is meant by Cartesian coordinate system?

Define displacement.

Define distance.

A particle has its position moved from `vecr_1 = 3hati + 4hatj` to `vecr_2 = hati + 2hatj`. Calculate the displacement vector `(âˆ†vecr)` and draw the `vecr_1, vecr_2` and `Deltavecr` vector in a two dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.

The following velocity-time graph represents a particle moving in the positive x-direction. Analyze its motion from 0 to 7 s. Calculate the displacement covered and distance travelled by the particle from 0 to 2 s.