Glide Reflection

Pronunciation: /glaɪd rɪˈflɛk ʃən/ Explain

A glide reflection is the combination of a reflection across a line and a translation along that line.

Click on the blue points and drag them to change the figure. To change the length of the translation, click on the point and the slider and drag it.

Manipulative 1 - Glide Reflection Created with GeoGebra.

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McAdams, David E. Glide Reflection. 7/11/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/g/glidereflection.html.

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7/10/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)

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