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Ch 29: NYSTCE Mathematics: Transformations in Geometry

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If you are prepping for the NYSTCE Mathematics exam, you can utilize our chapter. It will help you review transformations in geometry, which will be addressed on the test.

NYSTCE Mathematics: Transformations in Geometry - Chapter Summary

The lessons put together in this chapter are designed to help you review details about transformations as you prepare for the NSTCE Mathematics exam. Some topics that will be addressed include:

  • Definition and graphs of transformations
  • Examples and definition of translation
  • Rotations and dilation in math
  • Reflections and glide reflection
  • Frieze patterns and tessellation
  • Definition and description of fractals

Looking through the lessons is fun because they feature a video format. There are even video tags included, which allow you to quickly navigate through sections of the lessons. You can also utilize our transcripts, which have highlighted key terms and concepts. Improving your understanding of transformations is made easy thanks to these resources.

10 Lessons in Chapter 29: NYSTCE Mathematics: 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.

Tessellation: Definition & Examples

8. Tessellation: Definition & Examples

In this lesson you will learn what a tessellation is and how to determine whether or not a pattern is a tessellation. After looking at some examples, you can take a brief quiz to see what you learned.

What are Frieze Patterns?

9. What are Frieze Patterns?

In this lesson, we will discuss frieze patterns and how they are employed in the real world. We will break down the seven types of frieze patterns and practice identifying them.

Fractals in Math: Definition & Description

10. Fractals in Math: Definition & Description

After watching this video lesson, you will know what the defining characteristic of a fractal is. You will see a fractal both in numbers and in an image.

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