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Coursework Notes - Shape & Space




Bearings are a way of describing the position of places/objects by using clockwise angles relative to North.


e.g. (note a bearing has 3 digits)


    1. east is a bearing of 090 deg.

    3. south is a bearing of 180 deg.

    5. west is a bearing of 270 deg.

    7. north is a bearing of 000 deg.

    9. south west is a bearing of 225 deg.



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To find the bearing of a point Y from a point X:

    1. draw a line up the page from X to represent North

    3. draw a line between point X and point Y

    5. with your protractor on the North line(XN), measure angle NXY



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