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.

                                                          

                                                             Problem:                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                 

                                                                                 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:                                                                      

 Complete                                                                   

                                                                                                                               

                                                             Try two practice problems:  

 

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

A.

B.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                               

 

 

 

        

 

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