Intuitive Notion Of Translations

                     Lesson 1


                                                             The original object and its translation have the same shape and size.

                                                             The original object and its translation face in the same direction.




                                                                                 Is this a translation? Yes or No 

                                                             Solution             See the image carefully

 Step 1:                      


                                                                                 Solution                 The object has different size, and faces the same direction.          

                                                             Step 2:                                  


                                                                                 Solution                 So, this is a not a translation

                                                             Step 3:    


 Solution             The answer is:  No

 Step 4:                                                                      



                                                             Try two practice problems:  


                                                                                          For each problem, determine if it is an example of translation