When someone's eyes dilate, their pupils get bigger or smaller, but they always stay the same shape. Dilation in math is very similar. When you dilate a figure, you change the size of the figure without changing its shape. This tutorial introduces you to dilation. Take a look!
When you look in the mirror, you see your reflection. In math, you can create mirror images of figures by reflecting them over a given line. This tutorial introduces you to reflections and shows you some examples of reflections. Take a look!
Ever turned a door handle? You were performing a rotation! In math, rotations are just the same! Check out this tutorial to learn about rotations.
Ever slide something across a table? If so, then you have performed a translation! In this tutorial, learn the definition of translation and see some really neat examples. Take a look!
Just about everything in math has a name! Did you know that the line you reflect a figure over has a special name? It's called the line of reflection! Watch this tutorial and learn about the line of reflection.
Transformations can be really fun! They allow you to change or move a figure. In this tutorial, learn about all the different kinds of transformations!
Just about everything in math has a name! Did you know that when you're dealing with transformations, the new figure you get is called an image? Check out this tutorial and learn about this math term!
The term tessellation can seem pretty scary, but tessellations are really cool! Youâ€™ve probably seen tons of tessellations before without even knowing it! In this tutorial, youâ€™ll learn about tessellations and see some of their interesting qualities.
Get to know translations better with this tutorial. You'll learn what properties stay the same and what changes when you translate a figure.