revolution


Definition of Revolution

  • One complete turn or a rotation of 360° is known as Revolution.

Example of Revolution

  • The revolution starts at 0° and completes one full rotation when it reaches 360°.

Solved Example on Revolution

Which direction will you face if you start facing east and make of a revolution, clockwise?
Choices:
A. East
B. South
C. North
D. West
Correct Answer: C
Solution:
Step 1: Revolution is one complete turn through 360°.
Step 2: × - 360° = - 270° [In clockwise direction the measure is negative.]

Step 3: So, the direction would be North if one makes of a revolution, clockwise.

Related Terms for Revolution

  • Rotation
  • Turn