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Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

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The symmetry of a graph is defined as _____.

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1. Test the following equation for symmetry about the origin:

2.

Test the following points for symmetry about the origin:

(-1,-5), (-3, -8) and (-5, -13); (1,5), (3,-8) and (5, -13)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How do you define the symmetry of a graph? Can you test a given equation for symmetry about the origin? This quiz and worksheet will help you find out via a short series of multiple-choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Discover what you know about the following:

  • Test given points and equations for symmetry about the origin
  • Test a graph for symmetry about the origin
  • Explain how the symmetry of a graph is defined

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the different ways to identify symmetry in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that involve testing for symmetry
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about testing graphs for symmetry and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin to continue studying symmetry. Some topics you'll cover are listed below:

  • How symmetry can appear on a graph
  • Comparing symmetry to cutting fruit
  • What the origin is
  • How to identify symmetry numerically and algebraically
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