Nora C.

asked • 04/25/21# This is a circular trig problem that I need help on (pre calculus).

The latitude of London, England is 51.5 N. How far is London from the North Pole if the radius of the earth is approximately 39363 miles?

## 1 Expert Answer

Sam Z. answered • 04/25/21

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Earth's radius is 3948.756 miles.

" surcumference is 24810.765 miles

" distance between degrees is 68.919 miles

51.5deg=3549.318miles

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Anthony T.

I think you are off by a factor of 10 for the earth's radius.04/25/21