a transformation in geometry occurs when a point or object is moved or changed in shape.

examples of transformations include reflection, rotation, translation and enlargement.

Key Skills

  • know the properties of reflection, rotation, translation and enlargement
  • draw a diagram to show the effects of one of these transformations on an object
  • name and use the key properties of translation


rotationenlargement, mirror linecentre of rotationhorizontalvertical, scale factorreflectiontranslation, objectinvariantcongruent,  transformationimagevectorcentre of enlargement.