YOU ARE LEARNING:
Translations move shapes horizontally or vertically along the axes, giving them a new position. They can be expressed as a column vector.
Translations are a type of transformation that involve moving a 2D shape by a set number of units horizontally or vertically.
A 2D shape can be moved a specific number of units horizontally or vertically by a translation vector. In this context, a vector is like an instruction to move something a certain distance in particular direction.
Complete this sentence: the top value in the vector moves the item in the __________
We can apply this same idea to shapes.