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    Let a be a fixed vector in R2. A mapping of the form
    L(x) = x+a
    is called a translation. Show that if a does not equal 0, then L is not a linear transformation. Describe or illustrate geometrically the effect of the translation.

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    This is a proof regarding translation mappings.

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