This zipped file contains powerpoint file, a do now, and an assignment.
Through the do now students review the three basic transformations that are isometries, that don't change the figures shape or size. Then students are engaged in studying translated figures to discover when a figure is translated a units to the right and b units up, the transformation is described by (x,y) -->(x+a, y+b).
The assignment has students create translations and write transformations.
A full set of directions on using the powerpoint file are included as a pdf file in the zipped folder.
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