# Flashcards - Geometric Relationships in the Coordinate Plane

Flashcards - Geometric Relationships in the Coordinate Plane
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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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scale
Weighing scales are devices to measure weight or calculate mass
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The axes of a two-dimensional Cartesian system divide the plane into four infinite regions, called quadrants, each bounded by two half-axes
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The axes of a two-dimensional Cartesian system divide the plane into four infinite regions, called quadrants, each bounded by two half-axes
scale
Weighing scales are devices to measure weight or calculate mass
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
translation
In molecular biology and genetics, translation is the process in which cellular ribosomes create proteins
scale factor
A scale factor is a number which scales, or multiplies, some quantity
area
Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional figure or shape, or planar lamina, in the plane
Coordinate geometry
In classical mathematics, analytic geometry, also known as coordinate geometry, or Cartesian geometry, is the study of geometry using a coordinate system

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