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  1. The Descartes coordinate system is part of the school mathematics course, which is now available in all hemispheres of the planet: eastern, western, southern and northern.

    Linear motion or non-linearity are also concepts from mathematics that may or may not be related to the Descartes coordinate system, depending on the context.

    As for the Eastern philosophers, they certainly had ideas about Cartesian coordinates. For example, the mathematician Al-Khwarizmi, thanks to whom in our language there are such words as “algorithm” and “algebra”, investigated the positions of points of a circle on Cartesian coordinates and compiled detailed tables of trigonometric functions – sine, cosine and tangent.

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