Similarties and Transformations

Kayla Jackson

math vocabulary:
dialations-A transformation that grows or shrinks a polygon by a given proportion about a center point.  scale factor-a scale factoris a number which scales, or multiplies, some quantity. In the equation y=Cx, C is the scale factor for x.  similar figures-Two figures that have the same shape are said to be similar.

*There are four different types of transformations.*

.Rotation-A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center.


A dilation is a transformation (notation ) that produces an image that is the same shape as the original, but is a different size.lations-

Reflection-A transformation that creates a mirror image of a shape.

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