Transformations

Reflecting Squarely

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

In how many ways can you fit all three pieces together to make shapes with line symmetry?

Shady Symmetry

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How many different symmetrical shapes can you make by shading triangles or squares?

Mirror, Mirror...

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of reflecting in two parallel mirror lines.

...on the Wall

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of reflecting in two intersecting mirror lines.

Attractive Rotations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to create some attractive images by rotating shapes through multiples of 90 degrees, or 30 degrees, or 72 degrees or...

Robotic Rotations

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

How did the the rotation robot make these patterns?

Transformation Game

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

Attractive Tablecloths

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?

Who is the fairest of them all ?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of combining enlargements.

Growing Rectangles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What happens to the area and volume of 2D and 3D shapes when you enlarge them?

Fit for Photocopying

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationships between different paper sizes.

Transformations - Short Problems

Age 11 to 16

A collection of short problems on transformations.