About This Chapter
How it works:
- Identify the lessons in the McDougal Littell Geometry Textbook Transformations chapter with which you need help.
- Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
- Watch fun videos that cover the transformations topics you need to learn or review.
- Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
- If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.
Students will learn:
- Basic rigid transformations
- Shifting graphs on a plane
- Identifying isometries
- Naming transformations
- Preserving length and angle measure
- Using rigid motions to transform figures
- Rigid motions and the definition of congruence
- Definition of reflection in geometry
- Reflections in a coordinate plane
- Finding a minimum distance using reflection
- Finding lines of symmetry using reflection
- Definition of rotation
- Rotations and reflections of quadrilaterals and regular polygons
- Rotations in a coordinate plane
- Rotations and rotational symmetry
- Definition of translation in geometry
- Translations in a coordinate plane
- Translations using vectors
- Glide reflections
- Representing transformations as compositions
- Finding the image of a composition and comparing orders of compositions
- Classifying frieze patterns
- Drawing transformed figures
- Identifying sequences of transformations that make one figure into another
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Other chapters within the McDougal Littell Geometry: Online Textbook Help course
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 1: Basics of Geometry
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 2: Reasoning and Proof
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 3: Perpendicular and Parallel Lines
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 4: Congruent Triangles
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 5: Properties of Triangles
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 6: Quadrilaterals
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 8: Similarity
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 9: Right Triangles and Trigonometry
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 10: Circles
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 11: Area of Polygons and Circles
- McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 12: Surface Area and Volume