In This Chapter

  • Translating a figure
  • Reflecting a figure on any given line
  • Rotating a figure about a point
  • Performing combinations of two or more transformations

When is the last time you looked in the mirror or moved a pot from one gas burner to the other? You look in the mirror to see a reflection of yourself, while you move the pot from one gas burner to the next to change its location. These changes are known as transformations. In this chapter, you learn how to move a geometric figure to produce a new figure, as well as how to use multiple transformations.

Congruence Transformations

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