Translations

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on translations, you will learn the basic definition of a translation in geometry and how to move a figure on the coordinate plane without changing its size or shape. The lesson gives specific examples of how to translate a parallelogram and a triangle, and even provides a website for you to practice on. By the end of the lesson, you will have a better understanding of translations and how they differ from other transformations.

Lesson Description:

Learn the basics of what a translation is and how to translate figure on the coordinate plane and just in coordinates.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a translation in Geometry?
  • How do you translate a figure?
  • How do you translate using coordinates?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This is a good introduction to translations. Make sure to watch this video if you are unsure of what a translation is or how to translate a figure.