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