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How to Calculate and Solve for Same Latitude – Different Sides of the Prime Meridian | Latitude and Longitude

Last Updated on November 23, 2019

The image above represents same latitude – different sides of the prime meridian.

To compute for same latitude – different sides of the prime meridian, two essential parameters are needed and these parameters are value of A and value of B.

The formula for calculating same latitude – different sides of the prime meridian:

θ = A + B

Where;

θ = angular difference
A = Value of A
B = Value of B

Let’s solve an example;
Find the angular difference when the value of A is 10 and the value of B is 12.

This implies that;

A = Value of A = 10
B = Value of B = 12

θ = A + B
θ = 10° + 12°
θ = 22°

Therefore, the angular difference is 22°.

Calculating the Value of A when the Angular Difference and the Value of B is Given.

A = θ – B

Where;

A = Value of A
θ = angular difference
B = Value of B

Let’s solve an example;
Find the value of A when the angular difference is 32 and the value of B is 14.

This implies that;

θ = angular difference = 32
B = Value of B = 14

A = θ – B
A = 32° – 14°
A = 18°

Therefore, the value of A is 18°.

Calculating the Value of B when the Angular Difference and the Value of A is Given.

B = θ – A

Where;

B = Value of B
θ = angular difference
A = Value of A

Let’s solve an example;
Given that the Angular difference is 50 and the value of A is 22. Find the value of B?

This implies that;

θ = angular difference = 50
A = Value of A = 22

B = θ – A
B = 50 – 22
B = 28

Therefore, the value of B is 28°.

Nickzom Calculator – The Calculator Encyclopedia is capable of calculating the same latitude – different sides of prime meridian.

To get the answer and workings of the same latitude – different sides of prime meridian using the Nickzom Calculator – The Calculator Encyclopedia. First, you need to obtain the app.

You can get this app via any of these means:

Web – https://www.nickzom.org/calculator-plus

To get access to the professional version via web, you need to register and subscribe for NGN 1,500 per annum to have utter access to all functionalities.
You can also try the demo version via https://www.nickzom.org/calculator

Android (Paid) – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.nickzom.nickzomcalculator
Android (Free) – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nickzom.nickzomcalculator
Apple (Paid) – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nickzom-calculator/id1331162702?mt=8
Once, you have obtained the calculator encyclopedia app, proceed to the Calculator Map, then click on Latitude and Longitude under Mathematics.

Now, Click on Angular Difference under Latitude and Longitude

Now, Click on Two Places on the Same Parallel of Latitude under Angular Difference

Now, Click on Different Sides of the Prime Meridian under Same Parallel of Latitude

The screenshot below displays the page or activity to enter your values, to get the answer for the same latitude – different sides of the prime meridian according to the respective parameters which are the value of A and value of B.

Now, enter the values appropriately and accordingly for the parameters as required by the value of A is 10 and value of B is 12.

Finally, Click on Calculate

As you can see from the screenshot above, Nickzom Calculator– The Calculator Encyclopedia solves for the same latitude – different sides of the prime meridian and presents the formula, workings and steps too.

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