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Locate, given the coordinates of, and graph points which are the results of rigid transformations in all quadrants of the coordinate plane; describe the path of the motion using geometric models or appropriate terms.

Rotation Description

Explore triangle rotations on the coordinate plane. Animate rotations with different directions, angles, and centers of rotation.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

How does the location of the center of rotation affect the position of the image?

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Open-ended question 2

How does an object rotate when the center of rotation is the center of the object itself?

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