# 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.

Translations-

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.