Translation

In this lesson, we will learn how to translate shapes and describe translations using column vectors.

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Quiz:

Translations Quiz

Have a go at the questions below.

Q1.Choose the words that fill in the gap in ORDER best: We say a shape has been ___________ when every point in the shape moves by the same distance in the same ____________.

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Q2.Select the word that best fills in the gap: We can use a _______ to describe the translation.

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Q3.Describe the following vector in words.

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Q4.What is the vector that describes the movement of point B to point A?

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Q5.The rectangle below was translated so the new coordinate of B was (1, -1). What vector was the rectangle translated by?

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Q6.Use the image above.

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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:

Translations Quiz

Have a go at the questions below.

Q1.Choose the words that fill in the gap in ORDER best: We say a shape has been ___________ when every point in the shape moves by the same distance in the same ____________.

1/6

Q2.Select the word that best fills in the gap: We can use a _______ to describe the translation.

2/6

Q3.Describe the following vector in words.

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Q4.What is the vector that describes the movement of point B to point A?

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Q5.The rectangle below was translated so the new coordinate of B was (1, -1). What vector was the rectangle translated by?

5/6

Q6.Use the image above.

6/6

Lesson summary: Translation

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