analytic geometry

noun

Definition of analytic geometry

: the study of geometric properties by means of algebraic operations upon symbols defined in terms of a coordinate system

called also coordinate geometry

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Several disciplines comprised the 18 new courses with the biggest subject being mathematics, as six classes were added, including honors calculus, analytic geometry and honors statistics. Andrew J. Campa, latimes.com, "New language courses to debut this fall at Glendale Community College," 21 Mar. 2018

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1801, in the meaning defined above

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