# Describing position following a translation with missing coordinates

# Describing position following a translation with missing coordinates

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will find missing coordinates of a shape after it has been translated.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which of the following statements is correct?

I must have all 4 coordinates of the vertices of a square

If I have 3 out of 4 coordinates of the vertices of the square, then I cannot find the last one

If I have the coordinates of 1 of the vertices of a square, then I can find the coordinates of the remaining three vertices

Q2.

(5,4), (9,8) and (5,8) are the coordinates of three vertices of a square, what are the coordinates of the last?

(4,5)

(8,5)

(9,5)

Q3.

(1,-10), (9,-10) and (9,-4) are the coordinates of three vertices of a rectangle, what are the coordinates of the last?

(-4,10)

(1,-10)

(1,4)

Q4.

(-4,6) and (-2,8) are the coordinates of two vertices of a square, what are the coordinates of the remaining two vertices?

(-2,-6) (-4,-8)

(-4,-2) (6,8)

(2,6) (4,8)

Q5.

(7,6) and (13,3) are the coordinates of two vertices of a right angled triangle, what are the two possibilities of the coordinates of the third?

(13,-3) or (7,-6)

(7,13) or (13,6)

(7,3) or (0,0)

### 5 Questions

Q1.

When the coordinate (5,5) is translated 5 squares down, what is the new translated coordinate?

(-5,5)

(0,5)

(5,5)

Q2.

When the coordinate (5,5) is translated 5 squares left, what is the new translated coordinate?

(-5,5)

(5,0)

(5,5)

Q3.

A square with coordinates A(-6,-3), B(-6,-6) and C(-3,-6) is translated 10 squares right, what is the coordinate of D'?

(-3,7)

(4,-3)

(4,-6)

Q4.

(6,4) and (1,7) are 2 vertices of a rectangle. When the shape is translated 4 squares to the left, what are the translated vertices of the missing 2 coordinates?

(-3,4) (4,3)

(-3,4) (6,7)

(1,4) (6,7)

Q5.

(5,-4) and (10,-6) are two vertices of a rectangle, what are the coordinates of the missing two vertices after they have been translated 10 squares left and 6 squares up?

(-5,-1) (0,3)

(-5,-6) (0,-4)

(5,-6) (10,-4)