Lines of symmetry

In this lesson you will learn about lines of symmetry and the way to determine how many lines of symmetry a shape has.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the order of rotational symmetry of a shape?

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Q2.What is the order of rotational symmetry of this shape?

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Q3.All shapes have an order of rotational symmetry of at least?

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Q4.A rectangle has rotational symmetry of order....

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Q5.What is the order of rotational symmetry for this shape?

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Q6.What is the order of rotational symmetry?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the order of rotational symmetry of a shape?

1/6

Q2.What is the order of rotational symmetry of this shape?

2/6

Q3.All shapes have an order of rotational symmetry of at least?

3/6

Q4.A rectangle has rotational symmetry of order....

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Q5.What is the order of rotational symmetry for this shape?

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Q6.What is the order of rotational symmetry?

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Lines of symmetry quiz

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Q1.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: All quadrilaterals have 4 lines of symmetry.

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Q2.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is more than its number of sides.

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Q3.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: A regular polygon has as many lines of symmetry as it does sides.

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Q4.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is the same as its order of rotational symmetry.

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Q5.How many lines of symmetry does a parallelogram have?

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Q6.How many lines of symmetry does the shape below have?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Lines of symmetry quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: All quadrilaterals have 4 lines of symmetry.

1/6

Q2.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is more than its number of sides.

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Q3.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: A regular polygon has as many lines of symmetry as it does sides.

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Q4.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is the same as its order of rotational symmetry.

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Q5.How many lines of symmetry does a parallelogram have?

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Q6.How many lines of symmetry does the shape below have?

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Lesson summary: Lines of symmetry

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