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# Transformations Level 3

## Practise your ability to draw reflections, rotations, translations and enlargements online.

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This is level 3; Rotate a shape about a given point by a given angle. Click on coordinates to draw your image.

 Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the origin. Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about (1,-1). Show the image of the shape above after a rotation of 8o clockwise about the (-2,1).

You may want to drag this shape to show where the centre of rotation is while you are working on a question.

This is Transformations level 3. You can also try:
Level 1 Level 2 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7

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A game involving mental arithmetic and strategy for two players or one player against the computer. It is possible to beat the computer but you need a well thought out strategy.

## Numeracy

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## Go Maths

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## Teachers

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - Reflect a shape in a given line

Level 2 - Translate a shape by a given vector

Level 3 - Rotate a shape about a given point by a given angle

Level 4 - Enlarge a shape from a given point by a given scale factor

Level 5 - Transform a shape by a given matrix

Level 6 - Mixed questions without diagrams

Level 7 - Describe the transformation from the diagrams

Exam Style questions are in the style of GCSE or IB/A-level exam paper questions and worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers.

There is a printable worksheet to go with this activity.

Finally try Blow Up, a clallenge to find all the points that could be the centre of enlargement of a shape if the image does not go off the grid. Great fun!

Answers to this exercise are available lower down this page when you are logged in to your Transum account. If you donâ€™t yet have a Transum subscription one can be very quickly set up if you are a teacher, tutor or parent.

## Help

Click on the points where the gridlines meet to select a point. When you have selected the number of points required to complete the diagram a 'Check' button will appear.

You can select the 'Show' button if you don't know how to do a question. Refresh the page when you think you understand and try for yourself.

You can earn a Transum trophy for each level if you get at least nine questions correct.

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