CoordinatesA self marking exercise on identifying and naming coordinates (First Quadrant). 
Each square on the grid represents one unit. Type your answers without spaces but remembering the brackets and the comma like this (3,4)
What are the coordinates of the red point? 

What are the coordinates of the red point? 

What are the coordinates of the red point? 

What are the coordinates of the red point? 

What are the coordinates of the red point? 

What are the coordinates of the red point? 

What are the coordinates of the red point? 

What are the coordinates of the red point?* 

What are the coordinates of the red point?* 

What are the coordinates of the red point?* 

* Please note that points on either of the axes are not strictly in the first quadrant. See comments below.
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Max, Australia
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
"I would just like to point out that in your section called "First Quadrant", which you advertised that it had questions that consisted of questions from the first quadrant, had questions that involved coordinates that were placed on the axis, which are not technically in the first quadrant. The class got very annoyed and would appreciate you changing this. Thank you."
Transum,
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
"Thanks for your observation Max. If the first quadrant is the region where both the x and y coordinates are positive then any point on either of the axes should not be included as zero is not a positive number. You are absolutely right.
Having realised that I would like to suggest that the inclusion of points on the axes makes the exercise slightly more challenging and worthwhile. I hope you'll agree. I will add a note above to make this clear and prevent pupils learning the wrong definition of the name 'first quadrant'.
Thanks again for your comments."