A rotation (or turn) is a transformation that turns a line or a shape around a fixed point. This point is called the center of rotation. We usually measure the number of degrees of rotation of a shape in a counterclockwise direction.
Students learn that when a figure is turned to a new position, the transformation is called a rotation.
Estimate the number of degrees and state the direction in which the following figure has been rotated.
Rotation of figures
A video showing how to rotate a figure "x" degrees around a point.
How to rotate a figure 90 degrees rotation about a point O using a compass and a protractor
Geometry Construction: Rotating a Figure by Hand
How to rotate a figure around a fixed point using a compass and protractor.
Rotate "H" 100 degrees counterclockwise around a point P.
on the Coordinate Plane
Transformations - Rotate 90 degrees
Rotating a polygon clockwise 90 degrees around the origin.
Rotate 180 Degrees Around The Origin
This tutorial shows why all signs of an ordered pair of an object become opposite when rotating that object 180 degrees around the origin.
A lesson on transformations, with a focus on rotation and reflection
Rules for reflections and rotations on the coordinate plane.
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