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Transformations, Rotations, Dilations 1

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ stack tests the students understanding of translation, transformation, symmetry, dilation and rotation of a point to form images and of a point to form images in the x-axis, in the y-axis, about the origin or within a line or between two points.

Before the Activity

Download the TI StudyCards™ Creator Software on the calculator using one of these two methods:

  • TI Connect™, a TI Connectivity Cable, and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable
  • TI-Navigator  send to class feature


  • Review the StudyCards files prior to class.
    Make sure the StudyCardApp is on all student calculators.

    Transfer the StudyCard files to student calculators using one of these methods:
  • StudyCard Creator send to device feature with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
  • TI-Navigator System send to class feature
  • During the Activity

    This activity is intended as a learning review. Students may work alone or in small groups You may wish to circulate the room to answer students' questions.

    After the Activity

    Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary