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Broad Topics > Transformations and their Properties > Translations

Knights Moving

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

Overlaid

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

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.

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

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?

Twizzle Arithmetic

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Arrow arithmetic, but with a twist.

Surprising Transformations

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I took the graph y=4x+7 and performed four transformations. Can you find the order in which I could have carried out the transformations?

Symmetric Trace

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

Arrow Arithmetic 1

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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.

Arrow Arithmetic 3

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How can you use twizzles to multiply and divide?

Arrow Arithmetic 2

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

Plex

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Footprints

Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Make a footprint pattern using only reflections.

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.