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It means that if you flip the figure over, you get the same figure again.

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Q: How would you explain to someone what it means for a figure to have reflection symmetry?
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What figure has reflection symmetry and line symmetry?


What is called a figure that reflects?

A line of symmetry is a reflection.

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A figure has linear symmetry when after reflection, the image looks exactly the same as the original

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How do you tell if something has rotational symmetry?

A figure has rotational symmetry if you can turn it about a figure.

What is the line that divides a figure into two matching parts?

It is a line of symmetry.

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The letters S and N have point symmetry but not line symmetry.

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A parallelogram does not have a line of symmetry.