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# Is a reflection always a rotation?

Updated: 12/16/2022

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Q: Is a reflection always a rotation?
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### How are a reflection and rotation alike?

Size remains constant in reflection and rotation.

### Is a 180 degree rotation a reflection for a regular shape?

Not always. It depends where the line of symmetry is located.

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### Is rotation always creates a congruent image to the original figure?

Figures are congruent if and only if they are related by a translation, reflection, or rotation, or some combination of these transformations.

### Does reflection and rotation?

Yes, reflection and rotation are both transformations that can change the orientation of an object. Reflection is when an object is flipped over a line, while rotation is when an object is turned around a point.

### Is it a glide-reflection rotation reflection or translation?

A glide reflection is where you reflect the shape and translate it. A glide rotation is where you rotate a shape and translate it. A glide translation doesn't exist.

### Does an equilateral triangle have rotation or reflection symmetry?

reflective (aka reflection)

### Could a reflection followed by a rotation be described as a single rotation?

No. It would be a diagonal.

### Which transformations preserves the lengths of the sides of the figure?

rotation, translation, and reflection

### Why does the Sun rise and fall?

The rising and setting of the Sun, the Moon, and the stars is simply a reflection of the rotation of planet Earth.The rising and setting of the Sun, the Moon, and the stars is simply a reflection of the rotation of planet Earth.The rising and setting of the Sun, the Moon, and the stars is simply a reflection of the rotation of planet Earth.The rising and setting of the Sun, the Moon, and the stars is simply a reflection of the rotation of planet Earth.

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