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Details for problem "Tell symmetry of a shape"

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Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6

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


A series of shapes is shown. For each shape, tell whether is has point or mirror symmetry.


A series of shapes is shown. For each shape, tell whether is has point or mirror symmetry. (Example for this math problem) A series of shapes is shown. For each shape, tell whether is has point or mirror symmetry. (Example for this math problem)


A row of different shapes is shown. For every shape, it has to be determined whether the shape has a given type of symmetry. To make the task easier, the problem can be configured to provide the number of shapes in this row that do. A wonderful resource to grasp the understanding related to the symmetry of shapes. It will be more enjoyable and thoughtful when used in small groups as learners can discuss different points to check symmetry. The complexity level can be personalized to use these worksheets from grade 4 to grade 6.

The firm practice of these worksheets can help to achieve the following array of targets.

  1. Revise the 180-degree rotation concept.
  2. Use of graphs related to different shapes.
  3. Apply critical thinking skills by facts checking regarding the symmetry of shapes.
  4. Build strong decision-making skills based on prior knowledge by choosing the correct shapes.

Generate these problems as per your requirement based on activity or grade. The number of problems, that is the number of rows of shapes presented, can be selected. The number of shapes for each problem can be chosen, too. The complexity of the shapes is adjustable in three steps.

The answer key will provide solutions by stating yes or no with each shape.

Topics: Geometry

Tags: Symmetry

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3
Number of shapes in problem
3, 4, 5, 6
Shape complexity
1, 2, 3
Indicate no. of shapes
Yes, No
Type of symmetry
point symmetry, mirror symmetry

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