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Asked Jan 30, 2020
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Pittsburgh is at 40.3 degrees north latitude. while west palm beach is at 26.4 degrees north latitude. Assuming the earth has a radius of 3960 mi how far apart are these cities?

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The length of the arc corresponding to the angle θ where r is the radius is given by

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Step 2

Calculate the difference in the angles

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Step 3

Calculate the distance between cities correspon...

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