Before you begin the official design process, it is recommended that you complete a series of transformations with the Pre-Image to become familiar with the graphic that will be used in the official design.  

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  • Translate the Pre-Image 24 units to the right.  Describe two strategies that you could use to determine the location of the new coordinates. 

  • Now reflect both the Pre-Image and the Prime-Image over the x-axis.  Describe the process you used to determine the location on the new coordinates for the Pre and Prime Images.

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As you continue to familiarize yourself with the graphic,  it is time to learn the dilation process. A dilation is where the polygon grows or shrinks but keeps the same overall shape. It's a little like zooming in or out on a camera.

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Utilize the original coordinates to answer the following questions.  You will want to replot the coordinates on a new four quadrant grid.

  • Calculate the area of the Pre-image.  Show all your computation and explain the strategy utilized to determine your calculation.

  • The image that will be used for the website will be a dilation of the Pre-Image with a scale factor of 2. Dilate the original image (pre-image) using a scale factor of 2.  

  • Construct a 30 degree counter clockwise rotation of the dilated image.  Describe the strategy utilized to rotate the image.

  • Calculate the area of the Image after the dilation.  

  • Explain what happened to the area of the new figure compared to the area of the original. 

  • Are the images similar? Explain.

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