Trigonometry 7th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1111826854
ISBN 13: 978-1-11182-685-7

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Calculators and Trigonometric Functions of an Acute Angle - 2.2 Problem Set: 1

Answer

60 minutes or 3600 seconds

Work Step by Step

minute is the $\frac{1}{60}$th part of a degree. Therefore- 1 degree = 60 minutes second is the $\frac{1}{60}$th part of a minute. Therefore- 1 minute = 60 seconds therefore- 1 degree = 60 minutes = $60 \times 60$ = 3600 seconds
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