Since is a whole number, it is a full degree. Since each minute is equal to degree, multiply by . Since each second is equal to degree, multiply by . Add them together.

Remove parentheses.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Combine and .

Simplify by adding zeros.

Add and .

Add and .

Convert the fraction to a decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator.

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