Describing Rotations of Figures

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Use models or points in the coordinate plane to illustrate, recognize, or describe rigid transformations (translations, reflections, and rotations) of plane figures.

Describing Rotations of Figures

Rotate figures and learn how to describe the transformation in this exploration activity.

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 many ways can you rotate a figure from the pre-image to the image?

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Open-ended question 2

Does the description change with different rotations? Why or why not?

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