Flashcards - FTCE Math: Transformations in Geometry

Flashcards - FTCE Math: Transformations in Geometry
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scale factor
A scale factor is a number which scales, or multiplies, some quantity
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rotation
A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center of rotation
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reflection
Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated
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reflection
Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated
rotation
A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center of rotation
scale factor
A scale factor is a number which scales, or multiplies, some quantity
translation
In molecular biology and genetics, translation is the process in which cellular ribosomes create proteins
order of symmetry
Symmetry in everyday language refers to a sense of harmonious and beautiful proportion and balance
Glide reflections
In 2-dimensional geometry, a glide reflection is a type of opposite isometry of the Euclidean plane: the composition of a reflection in a line and a translation along that line

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