Pronunciation: /trænsˈfɔrm/ ?

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.


  1. transform. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08).

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Transform. 2008-09-15. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.


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2008-09-15: Added 'More Information' (McAdams, David.)
2008-06-07: Corrected spelling (McAdams, David.)
2007-07-12: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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