# Similarity and Transformation

### Chapter 2 Lesson 3

# VOCABULARY

# Reflection

A reflection is a mirror image of the original figure. It is the result of a transformation of a figuer over a line called the line of reflection.

# Rotation

A rotation is a transformation that rotates or turns a figure around a point.

# Dialation

A dilation is a transformation that makes a figure larger or smaller by a scale factor.

# Translation

A translation is a type of transformation that slides a figure from one place to another without turning it.

# Similar

To have the same shape, corresponding and proportional sides and angles.