Translation (geometry)

in Euclidean geometry, a function that moves every point a constant distance in a specified direction

In geometry, a translation is a transformation that moves everything by the same distance in the same direction. It does not change size or shape.[1]

A translation from the red shape to the blue shape.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Algebra 2. New York: Glencoe/McGraw Hill. 2005. p. 175. ISBN 0-07-865610-9. OCLC 57495459.