Ch 41: MTLE Mathematics: Geometric Transformations

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Study for the MTLE Mathematics assessment by reviewing the entertaining video lessons in this chapter. Refresh your knowledge of geometric transformations, then take quizzes to assess your understanding before taking the exam.

MTLE Mathematics: Geometric Transformations - Chapter Summary

This chapter gives you a close look at geometric transformations to help you simplify your studies for the MTLE Mathematics assessment. Watch videos on dilation, rotational symmetry, reflections and more to enhance your ability to do the following on the test:

  • Define transformations and translation in math
  • Discuss the meaning of dilation in math
  • Provide an overview of rotations in math
  • Share details about rotational symmetry and reflections
  • Describe glide reflection in geometry
  • Explain how to identify symmetry graphically, algebraically and numerically about the X-axis, Y-axis and origin

Resources in this chapter make it easy for you to revisit geometric transformations without compiling your own study materials. Enjoy quality presentations from expert instructors who use entertaining visual and audio effects to make studying fun. When ready, you can assess your comprehension of the lessons by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam. Any questions you have about topics in this chapter can be sent to our experts.

9 Lessons in Chapter 41: MTLE Mathematics: Geometric Transformations
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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.

Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis

8. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis

When you fold a piece of paper exactly in half, you are creating symmetry. Symmetry is found in many areas of mathematics. In this lesson, learn to recognize symmetry graphically, algebraically, and numerically about the x- and y- axes.

Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

9. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

If you look at flowers and fruits, you'll see that many of these items in nature are symmetrical. In this lesson, learn about symmetry about the origin of a graph. When you are finished, test your knowledge with a short quiz!

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