Revolution

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Definition of Revolution

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

Example of Revolution

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


Video Examples: Revolution In Maths


Solved Example on Revolution

Ques: Which direction will you face if you start facing east and make 3/4 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: 3/4 × - 360° = - 270° [In clockwise direction the measure is negative.]

    Step 3: So, the direction would be North if one makes 3/4 of a revolution, clockwise.

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