Tip of the Day: What is Symmetry?

The kind of symmetry that we’re most accustomed to is “Reflection”. Along with reflection, the four kinds of symmetry that we most commonly deal with are:• Reflection Symmetry (what you see in a mirror)• Rotational Symmetry (what you see when a shape or pattern is rotated around a point)• Translational Symmetry (It is as if an object has been slid along a plane, as if a duplicate of the object has been created)• Glide Reflection Symmetry (things such as animal tracks, or human footprints in sand