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## Is a translation considered a transformation?

A transformation is an operation that moves, flips, or otherwise changes a figure to create a new figure. … A translation is a **transformation that moves every point in a figure the same distance in the same direction**. For example, this transformation moves the parallelogram to the right 5 units and up 3 units.

## What are the basic geometric transformations?

Geometric transformations are needed to give an entity the needed position, orientation, or shape starting from existing position, orientation, or shape. The basic transformations are **scaling, rotation, translation, and shear.**

## What is an example of transformation?

Transformation is the process of changing. An example of a transformation is **a caterpillar turning into a butterfly**.

## Is translation a linear transformation?

It turns out that all linear transformations are built by combining simple geometric processes such as rotation, stretching, shrinking, shearing and projection. … **Translation is not a linear transformation**, but there is a simple and useful trick that allows us to treat it as one (see Exercise 9 below).

## Which transformations are Nonrigid transformations?

**Translation and Reflection transformations** are nonrigid transformations.

## What is the vector of a translation?

A Translation Vector is **a vector that gives the length and direction of a particular translation**. Vectors in the Cartesian plane can be written (x,y) which means a translation of x units horizontally and y units vertically. This vector can be said to be ray AB or vector D.

## What are the three types of isometric transformations?

There are three kinds of isometric transformations of 2 -dimensional shapes: **translations, rotations, and reflections**. ( Isometric means that the transformation doesn’t change the size or shape of the figure.)

## Which transformations are rigid transformations?

The rigid transformations include **rotations, translations, reflections, or their combination**.