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Diving Lizard

Lunging Lizard

1) Use the Point Tool to add the point (12,7) (the point located 5 down from the lizard's nose). 2) Use the Rotate around Point Tool. 3) Click on the lizard, then your point of rotation (12, 7), enter a number of degrees, and the direction of rotation. 4) Click the Undo button and experiment with different numbers of degrees and directions. 5) Rotate the lizard about the point (12, 7) to make it look like it is diving into the water. (the lizard should be vertical).

How do rotations work?

Precisely describe how to rotate the lizard so it is diving into the water? What information must be included? (When you finish, Click Check Your Answer)