Rotating Shapes by Degrees, Center & Direction


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When rotating a shape by 90 degrees clockwise about the origin, point (x,y) becomes _____:

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1. A rotation in the counterclockwise direction has an angle with a _____:

2. A _____ is a unit of measurement of angles that is 1/360th of a complete turn (as per a circle):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz was made to accompany a lesson that will help you improve your skills rotating shapes. Use this assessment to find out how well you understand the concept of rotation in mathematics and how it affects the shape being rotated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To complete the questions of this assessment you will need to know:

  • How to rotate a shape by 90 degrees
  • What rotating shapes does to angle measurements
  • Units of measurements for angles
  • The term for the fixed point of a rotation

Skills Practiced

To complete this quiz/worksheet, you will need to use your skills of:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding rotating shapes and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how rotating shapes affects the angles of the shape
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the components of shape rotations

Additional Learning

Improve your understanding of what shape rotations are and how they are completed by reviewing the lesson Rotating Shapes by Degrees, Center & Direction. In this lesson you will study:

  • The concept of shape rotation
  • How to rotate shapes by 90, 180 and 270 degrees
  • An example of rotating a shape