# SOLUTION: my trig test says perform this calculation: 135 degrees 16'45" + 234 degrees 50" How do I do that?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Angles Question 333124: my trig test says perform this calculation: 135 degrees 16'45" + 234 degrees 50" How do I do that?Answer by jrfrunner(365)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!my trig test says perform this calculation: 135 degrees 16'45" + 234 degrees 50" How do I do that? -- you basically have 135degrees 16' 45" + 234 degrees 0' + 50" the 16' stands for 16 minutes the 45" stands for 45 seconds == Note: 1degree=60' and 1'=60" -- you can add common things so add 135degrees + 234 degrees = 369 degrees -- Now add the minutes 16' + 0'=16' -- Now add the seconds 45"+50"=95" === so you basically have 369degrees 16' 95" (but wait!!!, this is not in reduced form) 95" can be reduced to 1'35" -- so your answer is 369degrees 17' 35"