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Suppose I am given a vector in 2-D as $AB = {(x_1,y_1) ,(x_2,y_2)}$. Now , what will be the co-ordinates if I rotate the vector about the point $(x_1,y_1)$ both clockwise and counter-clockwise ?here it is given as rotation matrix , but that is about the origin. But I need to rotate about point A. I am having problem translating the points. Can someone help ?

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    $\begingroup$ I both upvoted at tick , thanks ! $\endgroup$ Oct 5, 2014 at 7:41

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  1. Shift the vector so that is starts from the origins (by subtracting $(x_1, y_1)$)
  2. Rotate the vector you told you know the transformation you need to apply
  3. Shift the origin back to $(x_1, y_1)$ by adding $x_1$ to new $x$ and adding $y_1$ to new $y$s.
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