GeoGebra Classroom

# Transformations Activity

## Part A - Horizontal Translations

Use the image below for Part A and answer each question.

## 1.

Move the shape above by sliding the red translation vector horizontal slider.  Describe what happens when you move the horizontal slider.

## 2.

Compare the final image to the original figure.  How are they different and how are they the same?  Then, Click on a blue point in the shape (when it is selected a blue circle will appear around it, this may take a few tries).  Drag the blue point. How does the image compare to the original shape?

## 3.

Describe what happens as you increase the number on the slider and when you decrease the number on the slider.  Include what happens when you move the slider to a negative number.

Part B - Vertical Translations

## 1.

Move the shape above by sliding the red translation vector vertical slider.  Describe what happens when you move the horizontal slider.

## 2.

Compare the final image to the original figure.  How are they different and how are they the same?  Then, Click on a blue point in the shape (when it is selected a blue circle will appear around it, this may take a few tries).  Drag the blue point. How does the image compare to the original shape?

## 3.

Describe what happens as you increase the number on the slider and when you decrease the number on the slider.  Include what happens when you move the slider to a negative number.

Part C - Translations

## 1.

In the interactive above, try a combination of a horizontal and a vertical translation. Describe what happens to the shape.