`-132^@ 50'` Determine the quadrant in which each angle lies

Wiggin42 | Student

First convert this to decimal degrees. The -132 stays as is. The 50 minutes becomes 50/60 = 0.83. Therefore, the equivalent in degrees is -132.83 degrees. Degrees are negative going clockwise. Since 132 is greater than 90 but less than 180, this angle lies in the III quadrant.