Ex.14.1 Q8 Symmetry - NCERT Maths Class 7


What letters of the English alphabet have reflectional symmetry (i.e., symmetry related to mirror reflection) about.

(a) vertical mirror

(b) a horizontal mirror

(c) both horizontal and vertical mirrors.

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Ex 14.1 | Question 8

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What is known:

English alphabets.

What is unknown?

Letters of the English alphabet that have reflectional symmetry


In this question you have to find out letters of the English alphabet have reflectional symmetry. In reflectional symmetry one half is the reflection of the other half. That is, a figure which does not change upon undergoing a reflection has reflectional symmetry. Remember this concept and find out the letters of English alphabets with reflectional symmetry.


(a)  A,H,I,M,O,T,U,V,W,X,Y

(b)  B,C,D,E,H,I,O,X

(c)  O,X,I,H

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