What is Symmetry in Math? - Definition & Concept


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What type of symmetry is shown by this picture?

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1. What type of symmetry is shown here?

2. Which figure shows an example of point symmetry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are three types of symmetry that you should know in math. This quiz will focus on your ability to recognize these types of symmetry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This symmetry-based quiz tests you on your ability to:

  • Determine the type of symmetry shown in a given example
  • Recognize examples of given symmetry types
  • Understand the line of reflection needed for reflection symmetry
  • Know the term for an object without symmetry

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information from the lesson on symmetry
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider what type of symmetry a picture is showing
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about symmetry in math
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge to answer questions related to symmetry

Additional Learning

Still looking to know more? The lesson What is Symmetry in Math? Definition & Concept covers the following objectives:

  • Define symmetry
  • Explain the three types
  • Provide visual examples