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## What is the direction of the rotation? ## Does rotation have a direction?

Like take the earth. It rotates around an axis and knowing that, you uniquely have the direction of rotation. All except, you don't know if it's spinning clockwise or counter-clockwise (as seen looking down from the north pole).

## What are the two direction of rotation?

There are two different directions of rotations, clockwise and counterclockwise: Clockwise Rotations (CW) follow the path of the hands of a clock. These rotations are denoted by negative numbers.30 апр. 2020 г.

## Is rotation left or right?

When looking at a circle, if the top of the circle goes to the right (and the bottom goes to the left) then the rotation is clockwise.

## Is right hand rotation clockwise?

For right-handed coordinates the right thumb points along the z axis in the positive direction and the curl of the fingers represents a motion from the first or x axis to the second or y axis. ... When viewed from the top or z axis the system is clockwise.

## What is a clockwise rotation?

Clockwise involves a turn to the right, following the direction of the hands of a clock. It is a negative rotation direction. ... This is a positive rotation direction. Important Notes. Clockwise means moving in the direction of the hands of a clock.

## What is a 90 clockwise rotation?

Answer: To rotate the figure 90 degrees clockwise about a point, every point(x,y) will rotate to (y, -x). ... So, each point has to be rotated and new coordinates have to be found. Then we can join the points and find the new positioned figure.

## What is an example of a rotation?

The spinning motion around the axis of a celestial body. ... Rotation is the process or act of turning or circling around something. An example of rotation is the earth's orbit around the sun. An example of rotation is a group of people holding hands in a circle and walking in the same direction.

## How do you rotate a 270 degree counterclockwise?

270 Degree Rotation

When rotating a point 270 degrees counterclockwise about the origin our point A(x,y) becomes A'(y,-x). This means, we switch x and y and make x negative.
21 янв. 2020 г.

## What is 90 degrees counterclockwise?

When we rotate a figure of 90 degrees counterclockwise, each point of the given figure has to be changed from (x, y) to (-y, x) and graph the rotated figure. Example 1 : Let F (-4, -2), G (-2, -2) and H (-3, 1) be the three vertices of a triangle.  ### Where is anti-clockwise?

So, what way is clockwise? Clockwise, involves a turn to the right as it follows the hands of a clock and anti-clockwise involves a turn to the left, against the direction of a clock's hands.

### Why is clockwise to the right?

Some of the earliest timepieces were sundials. In the northern hemisphere, the shadow of the dial traces clockwise as the sun moves through the sky, so when clocks were being developed in medieval times, their hands were made to turn in the same direction.

### Is going left counterclockwise?

Which way is counter clockwise right or left? Answer: counter clockwise the is rotation or movement of an object which is in the opposite direction of any clock. When we see from the top, the circular rotation moves to the left, and from the bottom rotation moves to the right.29 янв. 2018 г.