| Thomas Simpson - Trigonometry - 1799 - 92 pages
...periphery of every circle is fuppofed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** feconds, or fecond minutes, &c. ' B a 3- Any HK/ 3. Any part AB of the periphery of the circle is called... | |
| William Taylor (teacher of the mathematics.) - Arithmetic - 1800 - 558 pages
...Radius. 8. The circumference of every circle is divided into 360 equal parts called Degrees ; each degree **into 60 equal parts, called Minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds,** &c. Any part of the the circumference is called an Arch. 9. The Chord of an arch, is a right line joining... | |
| Abel Flint - Surveying - 1804 - 216 pages
...Circumference of every Circle is supposed to be Divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees ; and each Degree **into 60 equal parts, called Minutes ; and each Minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds** ; jktl these into Thirds, &c. Ifote. .-Since all Circles are divided into the same number of Degrees,... | |
| Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1804 - 528 pages
...circumference of a circle is fuppofed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called** feconds, &c. And as many degrees, minutes, feconds, &c. as are contained in any arch, of fo many degrees,... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1806 - 484 pages
...circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds,** and these into thirds, fourths, &c. these parts being greater or less as the radius is. 19. A chord... | |
| Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1806 - 548 pages
...circumference of a circle is supposed to be divided info 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds,** i: >.. And as many degrees, minutes, seconds, &c. as are contained in any arch, of so many degrees,... | |
| John Hamilton Moore - Nautical astronomy - 1807 - 586 pages
...fuppofed to have, their circumference divided 11110360 equal parts, called degrees, and each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** féconds, and fu on into thirds, fourths, &c. All angles are msafurcd by an arch of a circle, defcribed... | |
| Abel Flint - Surveying - 1808 - 190 pages
...Circumference of every Circle is supposcfl to be divided into 360 equal parts called Degrees ;. and each Degree **into 60 equal parts, called Minutes ; and each Minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds** ;. and these into Thirds, 8tc. Note. Since all Circles are divided into the same number of Degrees,... | |
| John Dougall - 1810 - 684 pages
...other four watches. In modern Europe the day is divided into 2* equal parts called hours, each hour **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** It has been found by experiment at London, in a spot elevated 113 feet above the level of the sea,... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 578 pages
...circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts** caled seconds, and these into thirds, fourths, &c. these parts being greater or less as the radius... | |
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