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You are facing north. You turn 270 degrees counterclockwise. Which direction are you facing?

Is it West? You start out at 90 and go from there? I don't know...

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    Counter clockwise is the opposite from the way the hands on an analogue clock move.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/counterclockwise

    You start out at 0, facing north. Turn 90 degrees counter clockwise and you're facing west. Turn another 90 degrees and you're facing south.

    Continue from there.

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