Posted by **jess** on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:54pm.

The pre-image of a reflection lies in quadrant II and the image is in quadrant III. which line could be the line of reflection?

a) y=x

b) y=-x

c) x-axis

d) y-axis

if you can then please do explain whay. i have no clue!!! thanks for your help!

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**Damon**, Monday, February 23, 2009 at 5:15pm
draw a circle in quadrant 2

reflect that into quadrant 3

which axis did you reflect around?

If it were around the negative 45 deg line(y= -x), it would never have left quadrant 2

If it were around the positive 45 degree line (y=x) it would have jumped int quadrant 4

If it were around the y axis, it would have moved right into quadrant 1

So, it went the x axis route, down into quadrant 3

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**jess**, Monday, February 23, 2009 at 5:19pm
thank you so much!!!!!

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