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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to describe translations as 2D vectors"

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Transformations Draw transformations online and have them instantly checked. Includes reflections, translations, rotations and enlargements.
- Vector Cops Help the cops catch the robbers by finding the vectors that will end the chase.
- Vectors An online exercise on addition and subtraction of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a scalar, and diagrammatic representations of vectors.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*OABC is a parallelogram with O as origin. The position vector of A is \(a\) and the position vector of C is \(c\).*" ... more - "
*(a) Shape \(A\) is translated to shape \(B\) using the vector \( \begin{pmatrix}m\\n\\ \end{pmatrix}\). What are the values of \(m\) and \(n\)?*" ... more - "
*ABCD is a quadrilateral. The points E, F, G and H are the midpoints of the sides of this quadrilateral.*" ... more - "
*In the parallelogram OABC two of the sides can be represented by vectors \(a\) and \(b\).*" ... more

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