Mathematics

two towns X and Y both on latitude 60oS have longitude 27oE and 33oW respectively….

two towns X and Y both on latitude 60oS have longitude 27oE and 33oW respectively. Find to the nearest kilometers, the distance between X and Y measured along the parallel of latitude. [Take 2πR = 4 x 104km, where R is the Radius of the earth]
  • A.
    28850km
  • B.
    16667km
  • C.
    8333km
  • D.
    6667km
  • E.
    3333km
Correct Answer: Option E
Explanation