Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 1 - Measurement - Problems - Page 9: 10


$15^{\circ}$ of longitude

Work Step by Step

Traveling $360^{\circ}$ in longitudes will reset the watch by 24 hours. So, to reset the watch by 1 hour, you have to travel $360/24$ = $15^{\circ}$ of longitude between the time zone boundaries.
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