Transformations (Translation)

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Understand vector notation (line of reflection)
Translate shapes by moving all vertices along the x and/or y axis. 
Describe translations that have taken place
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

Transformations change the size or position of shapes. A translation is a type of transformation. A translation moves a shape up, down or from side to side but it does not change its appearance in any other way. To translate shapes in the correct direction, students will learn about vector notations, which give information about the direction in which the vertices of a shape will need to be moved. Once familiar with vector notation, translations become a relatively straight forward transformation which will enable students sitting the foundation or higher GCSE paper to pick up ‘easy marks’. 

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This class is suitable for all Elementary/Intermediate and Higher students studying KS4 Maths or equivalent.  These students would typically be in Years 9-11 or S3-S5. 

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