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# Details for problem "Reflection in a mirror line"

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Elementary School, Primary School, Junior High School, Middle School, High School.

## Summary

For a given shape the mirror image has to be drawn.

## Description

A versatile problem to practice mirror line and reflectional symmetry. For a selectable number of shapes, the mirror image for a line reflection has the be drawn. The shapes are drawn on a line raster, so the problem can be solved on the sheet. These problems will provide an outstanding base for reflectional symmetry. The practice of this worksheet will be a fun, engaging, and enjoyable learning activity either in groups or independent learning. These worksheets can be customized to be served from grade 4 to grade 8. The list of objectives obtained from worksheets incorporating this kind of problem is given below:

1. Understand and use terms related to reflection and transformation.
2. Visualize the mirror of a 2-D shape and draw it on graph paper.
3. Develop prediction skills for future use in Maths and Science subjects.
4. Investigate and realize the concept of mirroring an object.

Personalize this problem to use in different grades and different ability students.

• The size of the raster can be selected from two sizes, and the width and height of the shape can be adjusted individually.
• The problem can be adjusted so that the line determining the shape may not do backsteps. This will make creating the mirror image slightly easier, as this way, there will not be two points on the edge of the shapes on the same line.

The answer key includes a mirror solution to every problem.

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## Customization options for this problem

Parameter
Possible values
Number of shapes
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Width of shape
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Height of shape
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Backsteps
Yes, No
Raster size
5mm, 8mm