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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.


Math translation

 

Example

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

 

Example of math translation

 

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