### How do you find degrees minutes and seconds?

## How do you find degrees minutes and seconds?

The decimal part of a degree is first multiplied by 60 to get the measure in minutes. Then, the decimal part of the minutes is multiplied by 60 to get the measure in seconds. Let us convert 12.72° into degrees-minutes-seconds.

## What does 362 seconds convert to in minutes and seconds?

362 seconds = 6 minutes and 2 seconds.

**Why is the hour 60 minutes?**

THE DIVISION of the hour into 60 minutes and of the minute into 60 seconds comes from the Babylonians who used a sexagesimal (counting in 60s) system for mathematics and astronomy. They derived their number system from the Sumerians who were using it as early as 3500 BC.

**How do I set my calculator to degrees?**

To put most models of scientific calculators in degree mode, all you have to do is press “Mode” and then look at the numbers on the screen beside the menu items. Locate the number beside “Deg” or “Degrees” and press it to change the mode of your calculator.

### How are the seconds equal to the degrees?

The seconds (s) are equal to the decimal degrees (dd) minus integer degrees (d) minus minutes (m) divided by 60 times 3600: s = (dd – d – m/60) × 3600. Convert 30.263888889° angle to degrees,minutes,seconds:

### Which is greater 60 minutes or 3600 seconds?

One degree (°) is equal to 60 minutes (‘) and equal to 3600 seconds (“): The integer degrees (d) are equal to the integer part of the decimal degrees (dd): The minutes (m) are equal to the integer part of the decimal degrees (dd) minus integer degrees (d) times 60:

**How are the minutes equal to the decimal degrees?**

The minutes (m) are equal to the integer part of the decimal degrees (dd) minus integer degrees (d) times 60: The seconds (s) are equal to the decimal degrees (dd) minus integer degrees (d) minus minutes (m) divided by 60 times 3600:

**How to convert one degree to 60 minutes?**

Enter angle in degrees and press the Convert button (e.g:30.56°, -60.2°): Degrees,minutes, seconds to degrees converter ►. One degree (°) is equal to 60 minutes (‘) and equal to 3600 seconds (“): 1° = 60’ = 3600”. The integer degrees (d) are equal to the integer part of the decimal degrees (dd):

How do you find degrees minutes and seconds? The decimal part of a degree is first multiplied by 60 to get the measure in minutes. Then, the decimal part of the minutes is multiplied by 60 to get the measure in seconds. Let us convert 12.72° into degrees-minutes-seconds. What does 362 seconds convert to in…