Intuitive Work with Translations Topic Index | Geometry Index | Regents Exam Prep Center

Part I:  Do the diagrams below illustrate translations?

 1 Is this a translation? yes no

 2 Is this a translation? yes no

 3 Is this a translation? yes no

 4 Is this a translation? yes no

 5 Is this a translation? yes no

 6 Is this a translation? yes no

 7. Is this a translation? yes no

Part II:  Answer the following questions relating to translations.

1.  Which of the following lettered figures are translations of the
shape of the purple arrowCheck ALL that apply.

a

b

c

d

e

f

g

 2.  Could the following diagram be used to illustrate a translation of three units to the right and two units up? Answer No - remember to slide triangle ABC right and up.

 3. Which of the following translations best describes the diagram at the left? a.  3 units right and 2 units downb.  3 units left and 2 units upc.  3 units left and 2 units up Answer a

4.  Which statement best describes the translation shown in the diagram above?
a.  a horizontal translation
b.  a vertical translation
c.  a translation of 2 units right and 1 unit down

 5.  Artists often use translations to produce animation effects.  Which of the following animation effects does NOT use translations?
 a. b.
 c. d.