How to Translate, Rotate & Reflect Polygons


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The transformation which shifts the position of a figure is called a _____.

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1. A ''line of symmetry'' is associated with what type of transformation?

2. In the following figure, we see the before-and-after transformation of a polygon. What type of transformation is this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this quiz and worksheet, you are focusing on polygon transformation. You are asked about shifting the position of a figure along with reflections about the 'y'='x' line.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect the topics mentioned below to appear in the quiz:

  • Lines of symmetry
  • Shifting the position of a figure
  • Reflecting about the 'y'='x' line
  • Images of transformations

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - utilize your skills to solve practice problems with images of transformations
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about reflections
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about lines of symmetry

Additional Learning

To learn more about shifting figures, go to the lesson titled How to Translate, Rotate & Reflect Polygons, which offers a look at the extra subjects that are mentioned below:

  • Images
  • Rotations
  • Points of rotation