**Definition of Image **

- The new position of a point, a line, a line segment, or a figure after a transformation is called its image.

**Examples of Image**

- In the example shown below, triangle A'B'C is the image of triangle A'B'C, after translation.
- Points A'B'C are the images of points A, B, and C respectively.
- The line segments A'B', B'C', and A'C' are the images of the original line segments AB, BC, and AC respectively.

**Solved Example on Image**

What would be the image of a polygon reflected over a line with respect to the original polygon?

Choices:

A. Similar

B. Congruent

C. Increase in size

D. None of the above

Correct Answer: B

Solution:

Step 1:A reflection flips the figure across a line. The new figure is a mirror image of the original figure.

Step 2:So, the image of the polygon reflected over a line is congruent with respect to the original polygon.

**Related Terms for Image**

- Transformation
- Congruent
- Similar
- Point
- Line
- Figure
- Line Segment