Ch 31: FTCE Math: Transformations in Geometry

About This Chapter

This chapter will help you review what you need to know about transformations in geometry to successfully complete the FTCE math test. With the help of these concise video lessons, you will be able to examine several kinds of transformations.

FTCE Math: Transformations in Geometry - Chapter Summary

Get ready for the FTCE Math exam by refreshing your knowledge of different kinds of transformations in geometry. Each video lesson will provide you with examples of the transformations it covers. This study aid will help you review:

  • General information and definitions of the transformations
  • The meaning of translation and how it works
  • Specific changes associated with dilation
  • How rotation works and the function of rotational symmetry
  • Basics related to reflection and glide reflection

You can use the examples and quizzes associated with each lesson to focus on individual transformations. Once you've completed them all, you will be prepared for this section of the FTCE math test.

7 Lessons in Chapter 31: FTCE Math: Transformations in Geometry
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Transformations in Math: Definition & Graph

1. Transformations in Math: Definition & Graph

In geometry, transformation refers to the movement of objects in the coordinate plane. This lesson will define and give examples of each of the four common transformations and end with a quiz to make sure you are moving in the right direction.

What is Translation in Math? - Definition, Examples, & Terms

2. What is Translation in Math? - Definition, Examples, & Terms

In mathematics, translation refers to moving an object without changing it in any other way. This lesson will describe how to translate an object and give some examples. A quiz will follow to test your knowledge.

Dilation in Math: Definition & Meaning

3. Dilation in Math: Definition & Meaning

Dilations are transformations that change figures in specific ways. Learn about these changes and how to complete dilations here. Then test your understanding with a quiz.

Rotations in Math: Definition & Overview

4. Rotations in Math: Definition & Overview

A geometric rotation refers to the rotating of a figure around a center of rotation. This lesson will get you going on rotations, give you some examples, and end with a quiz that tests your knowledge of rotations.

What is Rotational Symmetry? - Definition & Examples

5. What is Rotational Symmetry? - Definition & Examples

If you have ever tried to hang a picture and not been able to tell which end was up, then your picture might have had rotational symmetry. Rotational symmetry is the characteristic that makes an object look the same even after you've rotated it.

Reflections in Math: Definition & Overview

6. Reflections in Math: Definition & Overview

A reflection of an object is a 'flip' of that object across a line. This lesson will describe the basics of reflection, how to recognize one and how to create one.

Glide Reflection in Geometry: Definition & Example

7. Glide Reflection in Geometry: Definition & Example

In this lesson, we will look at transformations of geometric figures and concentrate on one type of transformation in particular: a glide reflection. Through a definition and examples, we will become comfortable with this type of transformation.

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