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    At sunset, the Sun has an angular width for about 0.50 degrees. From the time the lower edge of the Sun just touches the horizon, about how long does it take the Sun, in minutes to disappear?

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    Angular measure subtended by the sun = 0.50 degrees = 0.5*3.1416/180 rad = ...

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    The solution determines the sun's angular measure.