Translating simple shapes

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Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will learn to describe translation of coordinates and shapes and then translate shapes on a coordinate grid.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Describe the position of point A on the coordinate grid.
(3, 4)
(4, 2.5)
Q2.
Describe the position of point B on the coordinate grid.
(0, -5)
(0, 0)
Q3.
Describe the position of point C on the coordinate grid.
(2,2)
(2,3)
Q4.
Describe the coordinates of the point in the bottom left quadrant of the grid.
Correct answer: Negative x, negative y
Negative x, positive y
Positive x, negative y
Positive x, positive y
Q5.
Points A, B, C and D are the vertices of a rectangle. What are the coordinates of point D?
(-6, -6)
(-6, -7)

5 Questions

Q1.
Describe the translation of point A to point B.
2 up, 3 left
2 up, 3 right
Correct answer: 3 right, 2 down
Q2.
Describe the translation of shape A to shape B.
Correct answer: 4 left, 4 up
4 left, 5 up
4 right, 4 down
Q3.
The quadrilateral has been translated 4 right, 2 down. What are the new coordinates of vertex A?
(1, 5)
(5, -1)
Q4.
The irregular pentagon has been translated 4 left, 2 up. What are the new coordinates of vertex C?
(-6, 5)
(5, 6)
Q5.
A triangle with coordinates (2, -4), (4, -6), (5, -3) has been translated 2 left, 4 up. What are the new coordinates?
(0, 0), (-2, 2), (-3, 1)
Correct answer: (0, 0), (2, -2), (3, 1)
(0, 0), (2, 2), (3, -1)