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2D Rotation Using Matrices
This Demonstration illustrates the concept of rotating a 2D polygon. The rotation matrix is displayed for the current angle. The default polygon is a square that you can modify.
Contributed by:
Mito Are
and
Valeria Antohe
(Collin College)
Using elements from Demonstrations by:
Sergio Hannibal Mejía
(Yokohama International School) and
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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For an angle
, multiplying a vector in the plane by the matrix
rotates the vector counterclockwise about the origin.
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2D Rotation Using Matrices
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/2DRotationUsingMatrices/
Contributed by:
Mito Are
and
Valeria Antohe
(Collin College)
Using elements from Demonstrations by:
Sergio Hannibal Mejía
(Yokohama International School) and
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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