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.

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McAdams, David E. Transform. 5/5/2011. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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9/15/2008: Added 'More Information'. (McAdams, David E.)
6/7/2008: Corrected spelling. (McAdams, David E.)
7/12/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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