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

Follow

- ✓Follow publicly
- ✓Follow privately
- Unfollow

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 ...show more

**Update :**The teacher says "its a simple answer".. ya.. i dont know why, ...show more

### Other Answers (2)

Rated Highest-
The circumference is 360 degrees. The equator is at 90, so you would travel 80 degrees, which is .222 of the circumference. (80/360) Multiply by 40,000, you get 8,888 kilometers.

One degree of longitude at the equator is longer because meridians of longitude converge at the poles. I think you multiply by the sine of the latitude to get the distance. (I didn't look it up.) -
1)1000 kilometers (i looked at the map:)
### Source(s):

2)i dunno..math drives me crazy lol

Sign In

to add your answer