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amelia
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What is a quadrant and what is it used for?

Ciara Buckley
I presume you meant the instrument that is that Quadrant. Theres also the other quadrant used for ecological studies etc.

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A quadrant is an instrument that is used to measure angles up to 90°. Different versions of this instrument could be used to calculate various readings, such as longitude, latitude, and time of day.