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Why anticlockwise direction is taken as positive?

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Why in Mathematics and physics every object is taken in anticlockwise sense called as positive sense? Generally in our day to day life we use clockwise direction to go round a temple or something like that. Also our wall clock will go round from left to right.?

 

Sadhakshi Devi asked

 

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Normally we take the positive X axis as reference. When moving UP (positive) the movement is in the anticlockwise direction. This is the logic behind taking anticlockwise as positive and clockwise as negative.

 

Measuring from the x-axis, angles on the unit ...

 

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