angle of rotation


Definition of Angle of Rotation

  • Angle of rotation is the measure of degrees that a figure is rotated about a fixed point.

More about Angle of Rotation

  • A rotation is a transformation that turns a figure about a fixed point called the center of rotation.

Example of Angle of Rotation

  • In moving from point A to point B (clockwise), the angle of rotation of the Ferris wheel is 45°.

Solved Example on Angle of Rotation

Find the angle of rotation.

Choices:
A. 120°
B. 60°
C. 45°
D. 90°
Correct Answer: B
Solution:
Step 1: A rotation is a transformation that turns a figure about a fixed point called the center of rotation.
Step 2: Use a protractor to measure the angle of rotation.

Step 3: The angle of rotation is observed as 60°.

Related Terms for Angle of Rotation

  • Angle
  • Centre of Rotation
  • Degree
  • Measure
  • Point
  • Protractor
  • Rotation
  • Transformation
  • Turn