A QUIZ ON DEGREES, MINUTES, AND SECONDS


"OK, Lou, let's see if you can get these right! Match up the letters with their latitudes and longitudes in degrees, minutes and seconds. (Don't worry this time about direction: all the latitudes are N; all the longitudes are W!) "

The location of D is:

5° 30' 59" N; 71° 00' 45" W
5° 59' 45" N; 71° 09' 00" W
5° 59' 30" N; 71° 00' 45" W
5° 00' 00" N; 71° 00' 09" W

The location of E is:

5° 59' 45" N; 71° 01' 00" W
71° 00' 00" N; 5° 09' 00" W
5° 45' N; 71° 00' W
5° 59' 09" N; 71° 50' 00" W

The location of F is:

5° 59' 30" N; 71° 00' 45" W
5° 59' 45" N; 71° 00' 45" W
5° 59' 09" N; 71° 00' 00" W
5° 00' 00" N; 71° 09' 45" W



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