Symbols used in Translation 1. Sketch in a slide arrow to indicate the direction of the translation that this object has undergone. Image Object 2. In a slide rule, R stands for right, L for left, U stands for up, and D stands for down. On either grid paper or dot paper, draw an object near the center of the page, then perform each of the following translations to create a new image of the object. Mark each translation using a slide arrow and record the slide rule. a) (R5, D2) b) (L0, D3) c) (R1, U4) 3. On a new piece of grid or dot paper, draw an object. Translate it according to a slide rule you have written. Use this image as a new object and translate it again according to another slide rule. Copy your original object and the second image only onto a new piece of paper and ask a partner to determine the single slide rule that describes the translation of the object onto the image. Compare their single slide rule to your two separate rules. Is there a relationship between the rules?