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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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The solution determines the sun's angular measure.

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

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