GeoGebra Classroom

# Translations

Exploring Translations

## Instructions

- Use the sliders to translate the shape left/right/up/down. - Explore various examples to answer the questions below.

## 1. Horizontal Translation

What happens to the coordinates of the vertices of the triangle after a horizontal translation?

## 2. Generalize your hypothesis into rules that will illustrate the changes in the coordinates.

A horizontal translation a units to the right (x, y)

Select all that apply
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## 3. Generalize your hypothesis into rules that will illustrate the changes in the coordinates.

A horizontal translation a units to the left (x, y)

Select all that apply
• A
• B
• C
• D

## 4. Vertical Translation

What happens to the coordinates of the vertices of the triangle after a vertical translation?

## 5. Generalize your hypothesis into rules that will illustrate the changes in the coordinates.

A vertical translation a units up. (x, y)

Select all that apply
• A
• B
• C
• D

## 6. Generalize your hypothesis into rules that will illustrate the changes in the coordinates.

A vertical translation a units down. (x, y)

Select all that apply
• A
• B
• C
• D