Reflecting Simple Shapes in a Mirror Line


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The flipping of a figure or a point over a line of reflection in math is called which one of the following?

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1. A reflected image also does which one of the following?

2. The line of reflection is called which one of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your bathroom mirror isn't the only place you can see reflections. They're also present in math. This quiz and worksheet combination will help you understand more clearly how mathematical reflections work using both points and figures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will check your knowledge of the following:

  • Correct term for a line of reflection
  • Characteristics of a flipped image
  • What a flipped figure is called

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of what you see in your mirror to draw conclusions about reflected images
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how a reflected point behaves and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about to remember the terminology used for flipped images and lines of reflection

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more, read or view the lesson called Reflecting Simple Shapes in a Mirror Line. The following objectives are taught in the lesson:

  • Identifying and building a reflected shape
  • Determining whether or not a flipped figure changes size
  • Plotting reflected points on a graph