Lesson: Angles in Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds Mathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to convert the measure of angles from degrees, minutes, and seconds to only degrees and vice versa.
How can you write 20 degrees, 25 minutes, and 59 seconds?
Fill in the blanks to describe how to convert an angle from degrees, minutes, and seconds to decimal degrees.
Divide the number of minutes by to get a decimal and the number of seconds by to get another decimal. Then these two decimals to the number of degrees.
Fill in the blanks to describe how to convert an angle from decimal degrees to degrees, minutes, and seconds.
For the degrees, use the whole number part of the decimal; for the minutes, the remaining decimal by . Use the whole number part of the answer as minutes, and for the seconds, multiply the new remaining decimal by .