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## Why is it important to learn about transformations?

In summary, it is important for **students to see that transformations are functions of the plane**. … An understanding of the concept of function can help students understand transformations, and an understanding of transformations can help students understand the concept of function.

## Why are geometric transformations important in everyday life?

Geometry helps us in **deciding what materials to use**, what design to make and also plays a vital role in the construction process itself. Different houses and buildings are built in different geometric shapes to give a new look as well as to provide proper ventilation inside the house.

## Why is it important to understand transformational geometry?

Learning the concept of transformation geometry is important for **students to make analysis and synthesis, problem solving and to think spatially** (Aksoy & Bayazit, 2009).

## Which type of rigid transformation is shown Reflectionrotationtranslation?

A transformation that preserves length and angle measurement. Translations, reflections and rotations are three types of rigid transformation which is also called **congruence transformation** or isometry.

## Why are shapes important to our lives?

Learning shapes not only **helps children identify and organize visual information**, it helps them learn skills in other curriculum areas including reading, math, and science. … Learning shapes also helps children understand other signs and symbols.

## How does geometry apply to real life?

The best use of geometry in daily life is **the construction of the building, dams, rivers, roads, temples, etc**. … Smartphones, laptops, computers, etc are designed using geometrical concepts. In fact, the games we play also use geometry to find relevance between the distance and shapes of objects designed.

## How do we use translation in real life?

**Real life examples of translations are:**

- the movement of an aircraft as it moves across the sky.
- the lever action of a tap (faucet)
- sewing with a sewing machine.
- punching decorative studs into belts.
- throwing a shot-put.
- making pasta such as spaghetti.

## How do you teach math translation to students?

Students may benefit from describing a translation as sliding a shape. To translate a shape, every point on the shape must move the same distance in the same direction. Teach students about translations by **showing them a shape on a graph**, and drawing a translation, such as x+2, y+3.

## What is the result of a transformation?

A transformation can be a **translation, reflection, or rotation**. A transformation is a change in the position, size, or shape of a geometric figure. The given figure is called the preimage (original) and the resulting figure is called the new image.

## What does transformation in math mean?

A transformation is a general term **for four specific ways to manipulate the shape and/or position of a point, a line, or geometric figure**. The original shape of the object is called the Pre-Image and the final shape and position of the object is the Image under the transformation.

## What do you understand by geometric transformation?

A geometric object is represented by its vertices (as position vectors) A geometric transformation is an **operation that modifies its shape, size, position, orientation etc with respect to its current configuration operating on the** vertices (position vectors).