Why did he use "we were here" rather than "I was here"?
He uses "we" here instead of "I" because even though he is talking about himself, he is including the audience with him as he is guiding them to where he would have been on the graph. Sometimes in English it is common to use the pronoun "we" even when you aren't directly talking about other people, but just guiding them to something. This is common if you are speaking in front of a big audience, like as a teacher or someone else who speaks in front of big groups. Using "we" can also help make the audience feel more involved in a story. Here's some examples of "we" in this context: Ex: On this graph we have a line that crosses the intercept at 0. Ex: What do we get if we divide 40 by 10?
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