Facing towards… ?

You may consider yourself a master of riddles, but remember—you haven’t seen this one!

A group of students were standing in the blazing sun facing due west on a march past event. The leader shouted at them: Right turn! About turn! Left turn!

At the end of these commands, which direction are the students facing now?

ready for the answer?

Answer: East
Explanation: They will turn 90 degrees in a right turn and then 180 degrees in an about-turn, and finally turn 90 degrees in a left turn. Therefore, the students are now facing east.

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