# Translation, Geometry Math Review and Tutorial

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## What is translation? Definition of math translation.

A **translation** moves a shape from one position to another
by sliding. Every point on the shape is moved the same distance and
the shape of the image after translation is the same as the original
shape.

Translations are often written in **vector** form.

## Example

The following shows ABC translated to create image A'B'C'.

## Geometry problems for you to try.