Glide Reflection in Geometry: Definition & Example


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Which of the following transformations involves reflecting a geometric figure over a line?

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1. Which two transformations are involved in a glide reflection?

2. In a glide reflection, do we perform the translation or the reflection first?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will ask you to define different types of figure transformation, what a glide reflection looks like and how it is performed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you will be tested on your comprehension of the following:

  • Which transformation involves reflecting a geometric figure over a line
  • The transformations involved in a glide reflection
  • The order in which the transformations occur in a glide reflection

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as rotation and reflection
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding geometrical figures
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the combination of different transformations

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning more about the transformation of geometrical figures, study the accompanying lesson by the name of Glide Reflection in Geometry: Definition & Example. The lesson includes things like:

  • The four main types of transformations
  • Properties of glide reflection
  • Examples of glide reflection