This Math Shorts episode explains the term translation, and provides several examples that demonstrate the concept.
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This video was made for the PBS LearningMedia library, thanks to a generous grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It was produced in collaboration with Utah Education Network.
Common Core State Standards:
CCSS.Math.Cont.8.G.A.2 ( Grade 8 ): Understand that a two-dimensional figure is congruent to another if the second can be obtained from the first by a sequence of rotations, reflections, and translations; given two congruent figures, describe a sequence that exhibits the congruence between them.
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