# Intro: Translations in the Coordinate Plane

- Author:
- Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Coordinates, Geometry, Translation, Vectors

## This silent demo shows how to translate an object in GeoGebra. Watch this video, then translate Mona Lisa by vector u in the app below.

## Use the TRANSLATE BY VECTOR Translate Mona Lisa's pic (and two base points) here.

In the app above, drag points * B *and

*around. What do you notice? What do you wonder? Notice anything interesting? List anything you observe or that you find interesting.*

**C**In the app above, you ended up TRANSLATING Mona Lisa by a vector. How would you describe what it means to translate an object by a vector?