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What is rotation? A definition of math rotation

A rotation is the movement of a shape where every point on the shape turns through an angle about a single point called the centre of rotation.

 

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Definition of rotation

 

By  convention, the angle of rotation is measured in an anticlockwise direction.  For example, 60 degrees means a rotation 60 degrees anticlockwise, -40 degrees means a rotation of 40 degrees clockwise.

 

Geometry problems for you to try.

State the positive angle of rotation of the following:

 

Rotation geometry exercises