Definition:Cartesian Coordinate System/Quadrants/Second

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Quadrant $\text{II}: \quad$ The area above the $x$-axis and to the left of the $y$-axis is called the second quadrant.

That is, the second quadrant is where the $x$ coordinate of a point is negative and the $y$ coordinate of a point is positive.


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