OKAY< ITS GEOGRAPHY! I NEED HELP PLEASE!! I only have 2 more questions on this god forsaken homework. Agh!

Okay, these are the questions: 1. If you start at the equator and travel to 10 degrees North latitude, approximately how many kilometers (or miles) north of the equator will you be? Take the circumference of the Earth to be 40,000 kilometers (24,900 miles) Show calculations. 2. If you travel west through 10... show more Okay, these are the questions:

1. If you start at the equator and travel to 10 degrees North latitude, approximately how many kilometers (or miles) north of the equator will you be? Take the circumference of the Earth to be 40,000 kilometers (24,900 miles) Show calculations.

2. If you travel west through 10 degrees of longitude along the eqautor, the distance traveled will be different from the distance traveled through 10 degrees of longitude at 60 degrees North latitude. Why??
Update: The teacher says "its a simple answer".. ya.. i dont know why, im just not cut out for this class. but anywho. i like the answers so far, but on number one, i need to show work.
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