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anonymous
 one year ago
what is sin 26 degrees 20 seconds how to calculate this??
anonymous
 one year ago
what is sin 26 degrees 20 seconds how to calculate this??

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freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3\[1 \text{ sec}=\frac{1}{60^2} \text{ deg}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3so \[20 \text{ sec }=\frac{20}{60^2} \text{ deg }\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3you can use your calculator to find sin(26+20/60^2 ) make sure you calculator is in deg mod

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3and for future reference: \[1 \text{ min }=\frac{1}{60} \text{ deg}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3we actually call these arc seconds and arc minutes or I do I think those are the universal terms

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In case you are not sure why freckles did \(60^2\) there: 60 sec = 1 min 60 min = 1 degree So in degrees, 1 second is one 60th of one 60th, or \(\dfrac{1}{60^2}\) of a degree.
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