Rotations

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Taught by MrA
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Lesson Description:

Learn how to determine the amount and direction of rotations of geometric figures. Also, learn about rotational symmetry.

Additional Resources:
  • Notes on Rotations - Notes from the presentation on rotations.
  • Shodor Interactive Rotation Activity - A great activity allowing you to choose one of three different shapes, choose the center of rotation as well as the magnitude of rotation, and see what the result is.
  • A webpage by Mathisfun.com - This webpage by Mathisfun.com does a great job explaining rotational symmetry and giving several examples of rotational symmetry. A must-see to understand rotational symmetry.
  • Rotation Explanation - An in-depth explanation of what rotation of a figure means.
Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you rotate a figure?
  • How can you figure out the amount of rotation of a figure?
  • What is rotational symmetry?
  • How do you know what type of rotational symmetry a figure has?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains pretty well how to rotate a figure and what rotational symmetry means. A good resource for understanding rotations of figures.