# Describing positions on a 2D grid as coordinates

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will investigate the 1st quadrant in a coordinate system and describe new points when they have been translated.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

What are congruent shapes?

3d shapes

Different sized shapes in the same position

Shapes with the same number of sides but dfferent angles

Q2.

Which of the following statements is correct?

Only quadrilateral shapes can be translated

The size of a shape gets larger when you translate it

The size of a shape gets smaller when you translate it

Q3.

If a shape has translated right 6 spaces and up 3 spaces it has also moved....

left 6 spaces and up 3 spaces

Right 3 spaces and up 6 spaces

right 6 spaces and down 3 spaces

Q4.

Which of the following statements is incorrect?

In geometry translation means moving a shape into a different position

In geometry we can translate shapes up, down, left or right

When a shape is translated every point of the shape must move the same distance and the same direction

Q5.

When translating shapes every point of the shape must move

the same distance but not the same direction

to the left

to the right

### 5 Questions

Q1.

What are coordinates?

2d shapes

One number that identifies the position on a grid

Three numbers that identify the position on a grid

Q2.

When writing coordinates of a point we always right it as..

(x,x)

(y,x)

(y,y)

Q3.

Which of the following coordinates is the highest?

(0,1)

(0,5)

(9,3)

Q4.

Which of the following coordinates is the lowest?

(0,1)

(0,2)

(1,1)

Q5.

When the coordinates (3,5) are translated four right and two down what is the new coordinate?

(3,7)

(5,3)

(7,5)