Pronunciation: /ˈɪm.ɪd͡ʒ/ Explain

Click on the blue points and drag them to change the figure.

What is different between the preimage and the image? What is the same?
Manipulative 1 - Image Created with GeoGebra.

An image is the result of a geometric transformation. In the example, the image is the the result of shifting the preimage.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, image. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 94. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Image. 3/19/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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3/19/2019: Revise manipulative and text for clarity. (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
8/6/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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