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anonymous
 4 years ago
Convert the angle 30°37'11" to decimal degrees and round to the nearest hundredth of a degree.
please explain completely how you got to it
anonymous
 4 years ago
Convert the angle 30°37'11" to decimal degrees and round to the nearest hundredth of a degree. please explain completely how you got to it

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0step by step please <3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0IT would be be 30.62 degrees. You start by dividng 37 by 60. and 11 by 3600. Let me further explain

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are 60 minutes in a degree and sixty seconds in a minute, so there are 3600 seconds in a degree. 30 degrees + 37 minutes + 11 seconds is 30+37/60+11/3600 degrees.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It seems as if @ccappiello beat me the explanation.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Degrees as it is. 1 degree is 60 minutes. So 37 minutes would be 37/60 degrees. 60 seconds is 1 minute. so 11 seconds is 11/60 minutes. 11/60 minutes is (11/60)/60 seconds

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so i would 1st take the 30 degree

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0set it to 60 which would be

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait im a little confused

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use a calculator to find 37/60. Add (11/60)/60 to this result

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.360 minutes = 1 degree 1 minute = 1/60 degrees 37 minutes = 37/60 degrees  60 seconds = 1 minute 3600 seconds = 60 minutes ...multiply both sides by 60 3600 seconds = 1 degree 1 second = 1/3600 degrees 11 seconds = 11/3600 degrees  30°37'11" = 30 degrees, 37 minutes, 11 seconds 30°37'11" = 30 degrees + 37 minutes + 11 seconds 30°37'11" = 30 degrees + 37/60 degrees + 11/3600 degrees 30°37'11" = (30 + 37/60 + 11/3600) degrees 30°37'11" = (30 + 0.61666666666667 + 0.00305555555556 ) degrees 30°37'11" = ( 30.6197222222222) degrees 30°37'11" = 30.62 degrees

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got it im sorry i was confused i watched the video thanks :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i didnt understand the degrees then the min now i got :)))

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3glad it's making sense now

phi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0notice that this is almost like minutes and seconds used in time (probably not a coincidence, because the Babylonians did it this way thousands of years ago..) you must know that 30 minutes is 1/2 an hour. 30 minutes (of angle) are 1/2 a degree 15 minutes (of time) is a quarter hour (1/4 of an hour) and 15 minutes (of angle) is 1/4 of a degree (or 0.25 degrees using decimals)
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