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.

Identifying Similarity

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