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 Image:  The result of a transformation.
Transformation: The mapping, or movement, of all the points of a figure in a plane according to a common operation.
Translation: A transformation that "slides" each point of a figure the same distance in the same direction.
Dilation: A transformation that changes the size of an object, but not the shape.
Reflection: A transformation that "flips" a figure over a mirror or reflection line.
Isometry: A transformation that keeps the size and shape of geometric figures the same.
Rotation: A transformation that turns a figure about a fixed point at a given angle and a given direction.
Distance: The amount of space between two points or things. Distance is always a non-negative number.