reflection


Definition of Reflection

  • A Reflection is a transformation in which the figure is the mirror image of the other.

More about Reflection

  • Reflection can also be called as flip.

Examples of Reflection

  • In above figure, one figure is the mirror image of the other. So, the transformation is a reflection.

  • A reflection is the mirror image. Here, the figure on the bottom is the mirror image of the figure on the top.

Solved Example on Reflection

Which of the figures is a reflection of Figure A?

Choices:
A. Figure 3
B. Figure 2
C. Figure 4
D. Figure 1
Correct Answer: D
Solution:
Step 1: A reflection or flip is the transformation in which the figure is turned over.
Step 2: When Figure A is turned over, Figure 1 is formed.
Step 3: So, Figure 1 is the reflection of Figure A.

Related Terms for Reflection

  • Flip
  • Transformation