  # Convert Decimal Angles to Degrees and Minutes

In this worksheet, students revise conversion of angles given in decimal format to angles in degrees and minutes. Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Standard Units of Measure

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

An angle of 1º can be divided into 60 equal parts.

Each of these parts is known as 1 minute (1').

So 60' = 1º

Example

Convert 42.45º  into an angle in degrees and minutes.

Just look at the part after the decimal point i.e. 0.45º

Use a calculator to work out 0.45 × 60 = 27

So 42.45º = 42º 27'

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