In which direction are they now facing?

A group of soldiers were standing in the blistering sun facing due west. Their sergeant shouted at them:

– Right turn!

– About turn!

– Left turn!

In which direction are they now facing?

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East. A right turn is 90 degrees, an about turn is 180 degrees, and a left turn is also 90 degrees. Therefore, the soldiers are now facing east.

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