### Times

Which times on a digital clock have a line of symmetry? Which look the same upside-down? You might like to try this investigation and find out!

### Transformation Tease

What are the coordinates of this shape after it has been transformed in the ways described? Compare these with the original coordinates. What do you notice about the numbers?

### Penta Play

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

# Transforming the Letters

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Sapna who goes to Sacred Heart School, looked at what happens to the letters of the alphabet when they are turned through a half turn, followed by a sideways flip. She drew out the letters one at a time and here are the ones that stay the same:

Of course, it will depend slightly on how you write the letters, but well done Sapna! Sam from Bispham Drive Junior School agreed with this list and explains:

These letters all worked because they have a horizontal line of symmetry. When doing a half turn they are upside down and backwards and flipping them over makes them right.

Can anyone answer the rest of the question? Do these letters stay the same with a half turn followed by a flip from top to bottom?