To translate a shape, you can move it up or down or from side to side, but you cannot change its appearance in any other way.

When a shape is translated, each of the vertices (corners) must be moved in exactly the same way.

Translating a shape diagram

Translating a shape

Starting position of the shape.


Which shapes are translations of triangle A?

Group of triangles
Group of triangles showing translations of triangle A

D and E are translations of triangle A.