Resources tagged with: Translations

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Broad Topics > Transformations and constructions > Translations

Knights Moving

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

A Knight's Journey

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.

The Frieze Tree

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?

Frieze Patterns in Cast Iron

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 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Make a footprint pattern using only reflections.

Symmetric Trace

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Arrow Arithmetic 1

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.

Surprising Transformations

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?