Exploring Rotations

Topic:
Rotation

Rotate a polygon!

  1. Draw a polygon.  Label the vertices by selecting "name" in the text tool.
  2. Draw a point on the origin.
  3. Rotate your point about the origin using the rotate around a point tool (Toolbar Image).  Click on the polygon (shaded area) and then click on the point.  There will be a pop-up that appears asking which direction and what the degree of rotation is.  Rotate the object 3 different times.  First: , then , and  all counter-clockwise.

Which of the following rules would apply to a 90 degree rotation counter-clockwise?

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Which of the following rules would apply to a 180 degree rotation counter-clockwise?

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Which of the following rules would apply to a 270 degree rotation counter-clockwise?

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