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Coordinates of Vertices Under Translations, Rotations, and Reflections

Coordinates of Vertices Under Translations, Rotations, and Reflections

Author: Craig Nelson

To explain the different types of transformations and their effects on the coordinates of an image.

A visual explanation of the different types of transformations with practice problems and answers.

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Words To Know

  • Transformation - A duplicate or movement of a figure where it keeps certain properties.
  • Translation - Moving every point in a shape a constant distance in a specified direction. 
  • Reflection - The mirror image of a shape across an axis or a plane of reflection.
  • Rotation - A transformation in a plane or a space that is the motion of a body around a fixed point.





Practice Problems


Answers to the practice problems above.