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. The position of two towns X and Y are given to the nearest degree as X(45° N, 10° W) and Y (45 N°, 70° W).
Find
70-10 =60
(a) The distance between the two towns in
(i) Kilometers ( take the radius of the earth as 6370)
60/360 *2*3.142*6370*cos(45)
= 4717.47km

(ii) Nautical miles ( take 1 nautical mile to be 1.85 km)

(b) The local time at X when the local time at Y is 2.00 p.m.

  1. MsPi_3.14159265

    I can't seem to figure out your bearing measures for where your two towns are. The question does not seem to use standard direction measures. If you can repost them we can solve them.

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