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Symmetry
Basic properties of symmetry are explored in this section.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 7: Geometry in the Plane: Symmetry
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   Middle School: Two-Dimensional Geometry
NCTM Standards:
   Geometry Standard for Grades 6-8

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Balancing Mobiles - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Explore two Laws of Archimedes as you puzzle through a balanced mobile. ... more>>

Coloring a Hexagon - Ranjan Rohatgi, Spencer Koerner, Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many different ways of coloring the hexagon are represented in Spencer's drawing? ... more>>

Lillian's Lines - Lillian Ray and Molly Ribble
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Students are asked to find how many square panes a path goes through for a window of a given size. ... more>>

Seesaw - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How did the four friends balance on the seesaw? ... more>>

Symmetry Surprise - Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Identify the types of symmetries of each of three patterns. ... more>>

Twisting Carpet Tiles - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. For each of the two floors find the total number of degrees that the sixteen tiles have been rotated. ... more>>

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