Unit 5 – Transformations – Congruence & Similarity

Essential Question(s):

  • How can you use transformations and congruence to solve real-world problems?
  • How can you use dilations and similarity to solve real-world problems?
  • How do you use the properties translations, reflections, rotations, and their effect of the congruence and orientation of figures?
  • How can you describe the effect of a translation, rotation, reflection or dilation on coordinates using an algebraic expression?
  • What is the connection between transformations and figures that have the same shape and size?
  • What is the connection between transformations and similar figures?

    Vocabulary:

    • Transformation
    • Origin
    • Pre-image / Image
    • Ratio
    • Line of reflection
    • Center of Dilation
    • Translation
    • Dilation
      • Reflection
      • Enlargement/Reduction
      • Rotation
      • Scale Factor
      • Similar
      • Coordinate plane
      • Quadrants
      • Congruent