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Ch 43: MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Transformations in Geometry

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In this chapter, you'll review what you need to know about transformations in geometry to successfully complete these types of questions on the MTTC Mathematics (Elementary) exam. Our video lessons will help you go over each type of transformation.

MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Transformations in Geometry - Chapter Summary

Your understanding of transformations in geometry will be tested by the MTTC Mathematics (Elementary) exam. You can prepare to correctly answer these questions by using this chapter to review:

  • The definition of transformations in math
  • Translation
  • Dilation
  • Rotations and rotational symmetry
  • Reflection and glide reflection

Ensure you understand each kind of transformation with the quizzes that go with the lessons. These quizzes link back to the lessons, to allow for more efficient review of these concepts. If you have any questions, contact our expert instructors using the teacher tabs of the lessons.

7 Lessons in Chapter 43: MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): 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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