Chapters

Introduction

Recap of past learning

Lines of Latitude and Longitude

Remembering which is which

Isn't a circle just a circle?

Meridians and parallels

Describing latitude and longitude

Important points

Example 1

Example 2

Example 3

Example 4

Summary

Latitude and longitude

Spherical geometry

Year 12

This video is part of the Further Maths course looking at the module on Measurement and Geometry. Having looked, in a previous lesson, at how to find arc lengths, we now put that skill into practice in a real world context. This video looks at all the language and learning behind latitude and longitude. There are worked examples showing how you can find the distance between two points on the earth's surface if we know their latitude and longitude. All the theory is explained in an easy to understand way.

Published: June 2, 2020

Length: 25 mins and 19 seconds

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2020 Paper 2 Geometry module

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Video tags

vce maths
further units 3 and 4
further maths
vce further maths
darren smyth maths
latitude and longitude
latitude
longitude
parallels of latitude
meridians of longitude
year 12 maths
grade 12 maths
measurement and geometry
finding the distance between two points on the glo

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