Translational Symmetry: Definition & Examples


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What is another word to help us understand the concept of translation?

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1. Which of the following images would be an example of a translation?

2. Which of the following would likely NOT have translational symmetry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can get the most out of this quiz and worksheet by using them to review translational symmetry. You can also find out if you can identify examples of translational symmetry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to make sure you can answer questions that involve:

  • Terms associated with translational symmetry
  • Identifying examples of this kind of symmetry
  • Lines used in determining translational symmetry

Skills Practiced

Improve your skills in the following areas by using them to complete this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on translational symmetry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about images that demonstrate translation properties
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of objects that lack translational symmetry

Additional Learning

The lesson that goes with this quiz, titled Translational Symmetry: Definition & Examples, will teach you more about this subject. Study and you'll be able to learn about:

  • Common patterns with translational symmetry
  • The only thing that changes in translational symmetry patterns
  • A method to identifying translational symmetry