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I have a rectangle that is facing up. (0 degrees)

I'm getting a number bettween -1000 to 1000 or even more, and this number is the angle that im rotating the rectangle.

How can i know the degrees it facing now?

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Rotating by $360^\circ$ is equivalent to not rotating at all, so just keep adding or subtracting multiples of it until you get something in $[0,360]$. (More specifically, $x\to x-360\lfloor x/360\rfloor$, where $\lfloor\cdot\rfloor$ is the floor function.) Also... he? –  anon Aug 28 '11 at 9:05
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Cool it works :) but why didn't you put it as answer ? lol –  Danpe Aug 28 '11 at 9:14
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Also, if your programming language (I assume you're doing this in a computer program) has an fmod function or something equivalent, $x \mapsto \operatorname{fmod}(x, 360)$ is probably easier than $x \mapsto x - 360 \cdot \lfloor x/360 \rfloor$. –  Ilmari Karonen Aug 28 '11 at 12:08

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