## anonymous 2 years ago The angle 118 degree 52'34" is equal to: a) 118.5234 degrees b) 118 52/34 degrees c) 118.861 degrees d) 118.876 degrees e) 118.786 degrees

1. anonymous

$$\ \Large \text{How do you convert minutes and seconds into a decimal?}$$

2. anonymous

(Hint: How many minutes are there in one degree?)

3. anonymous

60?

4. anonymous

Correct!

5. anonymous

$$\ \text{So, if you have 52 minutes, how would you convert that in terms of degrees?}$$

6. anonymous

52/60

7. anonymous

Yup! Now, as for that 34, that's in seconds. How many seconds are there in a degree if one degree has 60 minutes?

8. anonymous

3600

9. anonymous

Yup! So how would you convert that 34 seconds in terms of degrees?