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# Rigid Motions

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Author: Thomas Gianelli
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CCSS for Integrated Mathematics I: G-CO 6. Use geometric descriptions of rigid motions to transform figures and to predict the effect of a given rigid motion on a given figure; given two figures, use the definition of congruence in terms of rigid motions to decide if they are congruent.

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Tutorial

In this lesson, you will become familiar with each of the three rigid motions and how they affect objects they are performed on.

A rigid motion is performed on an object, and it moves and turns the object without changing its shape, distorting its proportions, or changing its size.

## Geometric Transformations Overview

Watch this video for a quick overview of how the rigid motions look in action.

## Examples of Rigid Motions

The following site uses music symbols to provide examples of rigid motions.

## Explore Rigid Motions

Geogebra has a variety of applets that you can use to explore each of the rigid motions and how they work. Check each applet and play around!