# Lines of symmetry

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will learn about lines of symmetry and the way to determine how many lines of symmetry a shape has.

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### 6 Questions

Q1.

What is the order of rotational symmetry of a shape?

How many times I can turn a shape

The reflection of a shape

The turning of a shape

Q2.

What is the order of rotational symmetry of this shape?

0

1

2

Q3.

All shapes have an order of rotational symmetry of at least?

0

2

4

Q4.

What is the order of rotational symmetry for this shape?

2

3

8

Q5.

What is the order of rotational symmetry?

1

2

5

Q6.

A rectangle has rotational symmetry of order....

0

1

4

Option 5

### 6 Questions

Q1.

Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: An irregular quadrilateral has 4 lines of symmetry.

Always true

Sometimes true

Q2.

Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is more than its number of sides.

Always true

Sometimes true

Q3.

Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: A regular polygon has as many lines of symmetry as it does sides.

Never true

Sometimes true

Q4.

Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is the same as its order of rotational symmetry.

Always true

Never true

Q5.

How many lines of symmetry does a parallelogram have?

1

2

4

Q6.

How many lines of symmetry does the shape below have?

1

2