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Travelers reset their watches only when the time change is 1.0 h. How far, on avg, must you travel in degrees of longitude until your watch must be reset by 1.0 h.

I don't really understand what this question is asking for, but I attempted to "solve" this by keeping in mind that the Earth rotates 360 deg in 24 h.

This is what I tried:

x/360 = 1/24

24x = 360

x = 15 degrees

is 15 deg, the correct ans? if not, what exactly is this problem asking for and what associations should i make in order to solve it?

thanks!

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# Homework Help: Time change and degrees longitude

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