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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?


A. East
B. South
C. North
D. West
Correct Answer: C


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.