# Using coordinates to describe position following a translation

# Using coordinates to describe position following a translation

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will investigate points and shapes that are translated across 4 quadrants and solve more challenging coordinate problems.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which of the coordinates below is also known as the origin?

(-1,-1)

(1,1)

(10,10)

Q2.

In which two quadrants would you always find a negative x coordinate?

1st and 2nd

1st and 4th

3rd and 4th

Q3.

In which two quadrants would you always find a negative y coordinate?

1st and 2nd

1st and 4th

2nd and 3rd

Q4.

Which of the following statements is true?

You would find (-4,-9) in the 4th quadrant

You would find (3,7) in the 2nd quadrant

You would find (3,7) in the 4th quadrant

Q5.

Which of the following coordinates is exactly halfway between (-4,-2) and (-2,-2)?

(-2,-3)

(-4,2)

(2,-2)

### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which of the following changes when a point is translated to the right?

Both the x and the y coordinates

Neither the x or the y coordinates

The y coordinate

Q2.

Which of the following changes when a point is translated down?

Both the x and the y coordinate

Neither the x or the y coordinates

The x coordinate

Q3.

If the point (-3,4) is translated six right and 1 down what will the new translated coordinate be?

(10,3)

(3,10)

(4,-3)

Q4.

If the point (-9,2) is translated nine right and 3 up what will the new coordinate be?

(-6,11)

(11,-6)

(5,0)

Q5.

A triangle with the coordinates (-1,0) (0,1) and (0,0) translates 4 right and 1 up. What are the new translated coordinates?

(3,0) (4,1) (2,4)

(3,1) (4,0) (4,2)

(3,1) (4,1) (2,4)