Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 8:17pm.

Write a formula for converting a measure of degrees in degrees, minutes, and seconds to a decimal number of degrees. The formula should convert, for example, 39º 5’ 34” to 39.093º.

The model includes the assumption that a full degree equals 60 minutes and one minute equals 60 seconds. Use the following symbols:

D = decimal number of degrees

d = whole number of degrees

m = number of minutes

s = number of seconds

A.) D = d + m(60) + s (60)

B.) D = d + m(1/60) + s (1/60)

C.) D = d + m(60) + s (3600)

D.) D = d + m(1/60) + s (1/3600)

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- precal - Write a formula for converting hours, starting with midnight as zero, ...
- let's try this again - precal - Write a formula for converting hours, starting ...
- Astronomy - I need help converting the degrees and fractions of degrees to ...
- AIU - Part 1: Using the Library, web resources, and/or other materials, find a ...
- math - Part 1: Using the Library, web resources, and/or other materials, find a ...
- math - Astronomers sometimes use angle measures divided into degrees, minutes, ...
- Math - Four of the angles of a pentagon measure 85 degrees, 110 degrees, 135 ...
- Math - Find the approximate number of radians, to the nearest hundreth, in the ...
- 6th grade math - Which expression could you use to find the measure of an angle ...
- chemistry - If it takes 20 h to convert 100 g of reactant A to product C at 20 ...

More Related Questions