# Y-axis

### From Conservapedia

The **y-axis** is the vertical axis on a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate plane, as opposed to the horizontal axis, or x-axis. The point at which a line crosses the y-axis is referred to as the y-intercept.

The **y-axis** is the vertical axis on a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate plane, as opposed to the horizontal axis, or x-axis. The point at which a line crosses the y-axis is referred to as the y-intercept.