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# What is the formula for rotation in math?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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8y ago

In 2-dimensions, the formula for rotation through d degrees is [post-]multiplication by the matrix

[cos(d) sin(d)]

[-sin(d) cos(d)]

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There are lots of formulae involving rotation. Here is one: linear speed = angular speed x radius. This assumes that angles are measured in radians.

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