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Broad Topics > Transformations and their Properties > Translations

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Footprints

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Make a footprint pattern using only reflections.

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Frieze Patterns in Cast Iron

Stage: 3 and 4

A gallery of beautiful photos of cast ironwork friezes in Australia with a mathematical discussion of the classification of frieze patterns.

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The Frieze Tree

Stage: 3 and 4

Patterns that repeat in a line are strangely interesting. How many types are there and how do you tell one type from another?

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Twizzle Arithmetic

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Arrow arithmetic, but with a twist.

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Symmetric Trace

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Points off a rolling wheel make traces. What makes those traces have symmetry?

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Arrow Arithmetic 1

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

The first part of an investigation into how to represent numbers using geometric transformations that ultimately leads us to discover numbers not on the number line.

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Arrow Arithmetic 3

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

How can you use twizzles to multiply and divide?

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Overlaid

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?

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Arrow Arithmetic 2

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Introduces the idea of a twizzle to represent number and asks how one can use this representation to add and subtract geometrically.

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Plex

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Plex lets you specify a mapping between points and their images. Then you can draw and see the transformed image.

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Quadratic Transformations

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Explore the two quadratic functions and find out how their graphs are related.

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Knights Moving

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Can you swap the black knights with the white knights in the minimum number of moves?

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A Knight's Journey

Stage: 4 and 5

This article looks at knight's moves on a chess board and introduces you to the idea of vectors and vector addition.