Pronunciation: /ˈpri.ɪm.ɪdʒ/ Explain
Click on the blue points and drag them to change the figure.|
This shows the pre-image and image for a refection of a triangle about a line.
|Manipulative 1 - Pre-Image Created with GeoGebra.|
A pre-image is a geometric object before a
geometric transformation. The image is the
geometric object after the transformation.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, preimage. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 144. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Preimage. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/preimage.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
12/1/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
5/3/2010: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)