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# Mirror, Mirror...

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Age 11 to 14

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*Mirror, Mirror... printable sheet*

You might like to copy the diagram above onto squared paper to help you with this problem.

Reflect the flag in the left-hand line, and then reflect the image you obtain in the right-hand line.

**Can you describe the single transformation that takes the first flag to the last flag?**

Repeat this with flags in different positions and orientations, and with different pairs of parallel lines.

**Does it matter in which line you reflect first?
Does it matter whether the flag is to one side of the lines or between the lines?**

Can you describe the single transformation that takes the first flag to the last flag for

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