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What is a Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes?

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What is a line of symmetry?

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1. How many lines of symmetry does a rectangle have?

2. How many lines of symmetry does the capital letter A have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools will help make you aware of what you know about the lines of symmetry for geometric shapes. Topics you'll need to know include what a line of symmetry is and how many lines of symmetry there are in a rectangle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet pairing will get you to:

  • Identify the number of lines of symmetry in the capital letter 'A'
  • Recognize the number of lines of symmetry in a given shape
  • Define a line of symmetry

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the lines of symmetry for geometric shapes
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the lines of symmetry in a rectangle in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify lines of symmetry in given shapes

Additional Learning

Find out more about this subject with the lesson called What is a Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes? The lesson will adhere to the following study objectives:

  • Define geometric shapes
  • Interpret lines of symmetry and their purpose in mathematics
  • Understand how many lines of symmetry a circle has
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