## anonymous one year ago Covert each angle to decimal degrees. Round answers to four significant digits. 2) 42degrees10' 4) 81degrees52'30" 6) 35degrees15' 8) 24degrees0'45' 10) 60degrees40'40"

1. amilapsn

hint: 1'=1/60 degrees 1''=(1/60)'

2. LynFran

divide the minutes by 60 divide the seconds by 3600

3. anonymous

Thanks!!!

4. anonymous

So the first one i got 42degrees 1/10

5. LynFran

i will do the last one |dw:1439914707004:dw|

6. anonymous

nice

7. LynFran

the first on shd be |dw:1439914966782:dw|

8. LynFran

what did you get the the rest?

9. anonymous

i'm trying to figure out how your getting the numbers after the decimal. Like 42.166 how are u getting the last 3 numbers?

10. LynFran

|dw:1439915168692:dw|

11. anonymous

12. LynFran

1/6 can be written as 0.1667 so 42+0.1667 =42.1667

13. anonymous

ohh ok now i see

14. LynFran

what did u get for the rest?

15. anonymous

nothing yet I'm still trying to figure out.. I am so stupid when it comes to math.

16. LynFran

no ur not stupid

17. LynFran

|dw:1439915935666:dw|

18. anonymous

|dw:1439909032815:dw|

19. LynFran

|dw:1439916201126:dw|

20. anonymous

it's 52 not 42

21. LynFran

o lol an error om my part ...ur going right continue

22. LynFran

express the fractions in decimal form and then add them together

23. anonymous

||dw:1439909508883:dw|

24. LynFran

|dw:1439916819304:dw|

25. LynFran

26. anonymous

then I add the two decimals together which gives me 81.86833

27. LynFran

correct ..note also it can be rounded to 1dp or 2dp aso (dp mean decimal point)

28. anonymous

ok so the next one will be 35.05?

29. LynFran

i got 35.25

30. anonymous

all i did was get the decimal of the fraction 1/2

31. LynFran

|dw:1439917431733:dw|

32. LynFran

be right back ..work on the the one

33. anonymous

ohhhh ok i see where i went wrong

34. anonymous

i got 24.0125 for the next one.

35. LynFran

thats correct