the longitude of a place measured in time is 6huors 15minutes 10seconds. The longitude mesured in arc is

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- Jun 6th 2008, 06:45 AM #1

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- Jun 6th 2008, 07:06 AM #2
Time and distance are not the same "units" and cannot be converted.

(unless you are Han Solo)

See this

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But what I suspect you mean is 6 degrees, 15 min, 10 secs if so

$\displaystyle 1 min =\frac{1}{60}degree \\\ 1 sec = \frac{1}{3600}degree$

so we get

$\displaystyle 6+\frac{15}{60}+\frac{10}{3600} \approx 6.23278^\circ$

Good luck.