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Definition Of Anticlockwise

The hands of a clock move in clockwise direction. The movement opposite to the hands of a clock is called Anticlockwise direction.

More About Anticlockwise

Anticlockwise is also called counterclockwise or contra-clockwise

Examples of Anticlockwise

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The numbers from 1 to 12 in the above clock are shown in anticlockwise direction.

Video Examples: CSEC CXC Maths- Anti-Clockwise Rotation About The Origin.

Solved Example Clockple on Anticlockwise

Ques: Identify the direction of the movement of the earth around the sun from the figure.

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A. anticlockwise
B. clockwise
C. straight line
D. none of the above
Correct Answer: A


Step 1: The direction of movement of the earth around the sun is anticlockwise.