Translations, reflections, and rotations are all examples of rigid motions that you have studied in the past. Here, you will formalize the definitions of these transformations and learn how to perform transformations and sequences of transformations with geometry software. You will also learn what it means for a shape to have reflection or rotation symmetry.
You looked at different types of transformations. Rigid transformations were those that preserved distance and angles. Some transformations, such as stretches, were not rigid transformations.
A solid understanding of rigid transformations will inform your formal understanding of triangle congruence and proof.