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The radius of a geographical globe is 60cm. Find the length of the parallel of latitude 60^0N

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asked Mar 1, 2013 in BASIC MATH by Afeez Novice

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the radius r at latitude θ is rcosθ

In this case, that would be 60 cos60° = 30 cm.


 

answered Mar 1, 2013 by John Lyn Pupil
selected Mar 1, 2013 by Afeez

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