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Q: Why were some people against John Harrison claiming the prize for solving the problem of longitude? A. Harrison failed to prove how his clock would solve the problem of longitude. B. They thought
his clock would not remain accurate once it was aboard a ship. C. Someone else claimed that he had invented an accurate clock before Harrison did. D. They wanted an astronomical solution and did not want the prize to go to a watchmaker.
A: The answer is C!
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User: Why were some people against John Harrison claiming the prize for solving the problem of longitude? A. Harrison failed to prove how his clock would solve the problem of longitude. B. They thought his clock would not remain accurate once it was aboard a ship. C. Someone else claimed that he had invented an accurate clock before Harrison did. D. They wanted an astronomical solution and did not want the prize to go to a watchmaker.

Weegy: The answer is C!
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User: In Longitude, why were some people against John Harrison claiming the prize for solving the problem of longitude?



Weegy: For other people named John Harrison, see John Harrison (disambiguation). ... in solving the problem of establishing the East-West position or longitude of a ship at sea, ... [ These precision pendulum-clocks are thought by some to have been the most .... The Harrisons were outraged and demanded their prize, a matter that ... ]
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