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Converting Minutes and Seconds to Degrees


Date: Sat, 27 May 95 12:45:00 -0600
From: CECIL ALLEN
Subject: constant

What is the constant for changing degrees, minutes, and seconds to a decimal
degree?

Thank you!

Cecil J. Allen       THE CAT MAN

cecil.allen@twsubbs.twsu.edu


Date: 6 Jun 1995 12:34:25 -0400
From: Dr. Ken
Subject: Re: constant

Hello!

To change d degrees, m minutes, and s seconds to a decimal degrees, use the
following formula: d + m/60 + s/3600.  Thanks for the question!

-Ken
    
Associated Topics:
Middle School Terms/Units of Measurement

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