# Resources tagged with: Translations

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Transformations and constructions > Translations

##### Age 11 to 16

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

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

See the effects of some combined transformations on a shape. Can
you describe what the individual transformations do?

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

These images are taken from the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey.
Can you work out the basic unit that makes up each pattern? Can you
continue the pattern? Can you see any similarities and. . . .

##### Age 11 to 14

Some local pupils lost a geometric opportunity recently as they surveyed the cars in the car park. Did you know that car tyres, and the wheels that they on, are a rich source of geometry?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of reflecting in two parallel mirror lines.

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

##### Age 7 to 14

This article describes the scope for practical exploration of tessellations both in and out of the classroom. It seems a golden opportunity to link art with maths, allowing the creative side of your. . . .

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Does changing the order of transformations always/sometimes/never
produce the same transformation?

##### Age 11 to 16

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

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of combining enlargements.

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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.

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate what happens to the equation of different lines when
you translate them. Try to predict what will happen. Explain your
findings.

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which way of flipping over and/or turning this grid will give you the highest total? You'll need to imagine where the numbers will go in this tricky task!

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

How will you decide which way of flipping over and/or turning the grid will give you the highest total?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Draw a square. A second square of the same size slides around the
first always maintaining contact and keeping the same orientation.
How far does the dot travel?

##### Age 14 to 18

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