Pronunciation: /trænsˈfɔrm/ Explain
To transform is to change from one form to another,
usually by a rule. An example of a transformation is the
distributive property of multiplication over addition and subtraction.
The rule for the distributive property is
a ( b + c ) =
ab + ac.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, transform. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 180. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Transform. 5/13/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/t/transform.html.
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