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Defining Translations

Unit 4: Defining Transformations
Lesson 2 of 7

Objective: SWBAT show that when a figure is translated, all segments connecting points on the preimage to their corresponding points on the image are congruent and have the same slope.

Big Idea: Putting the 'if and only if' in translation. In this lesson, students discover the defining characteristics of translations.

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