Rigid Motion

A transformation consisting of rotations and translations which leaves a given arrangement unchanged.

See also

Euclidean Motion, Plane, Rotation

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Courant, R. and Robbins, H. What Is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods, 2nd ed. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, p. 141, 1996.Graustein, W. C. Introduction to Higher Geometry. New York: Macmillan, pp. 84-85 and 89-91, 1930.

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Rigid Motion

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Rigid Motion." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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