Three types of Translations

 Rotation = Turn!

 rotation-2d

  • “Rotation” means turning around a center:
  • The distance from the center to any point on the shape stays the same.
  • Every point makes a circle around the center.

Reflection = Flip!

reflection 

 

 

  • Reflection about the X axis
  • Reflection about the Y axis
  • Reflection about the origin (Inverse functions)

Translation = Slide!

reflect-graph

  • Every point of the shape must move:
  • the same distance
  • in the same direction.

 

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