| Ellen Eliza Fitz - Globes - 1876 - 138 pages
...circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees (marked °), each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ('), and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds** ("). Then the number of degrees, minutes, and seconds, in the arc intercepted by the sides of an angle,... | |
| William Henry Rosser - 1877 - 158 pages
...r. 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;** which are respectively marked ° ' ". (See p. 1, Table A.) Since the circumference of a circle contains... | |
| Albert Newton Raub - Arithmetic - 1877 - 176 pages
...called a Diameter. 129. Every circumference 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.** TABLE. 60 seconds ( " ) =1 minute, ( ' ). 60 minutes =1 degree, (°). 30 degrees = 1 sign, s. 12 signs... | |
| Thomas Henry Huxley - Physical geography - 1878 - 428 pages
...But no one can speak of " parallels of longitude," because these 1 Each degree of latitude is divided **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Degrees are represented by the symbol °, minutes by ', and seconds by ". Minutes and seconds of time... | |
| Rolla Rouse - 1879 - 400 pages
...a circumference, the latter is taken to be divided into 360 equal parts called Degrees, each degree **into 60 equal parts called Minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called Seconds** ; a right angle containing 90 degrees, and a semicircle 180 degrees. Degrees are marked °, minutes... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1880 - 362 pages
...one-quarter of the circle, and is the measure of a right angle. Each degree is further divided into 00 **equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds are denoted by the symbols °, ', ": thus the expression 7° 22' 33"... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1883 - 578 pages
...convenience, the quadrant is divided into 90 equal parts, each of which is called a degree ; each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted by the symbols °, ', ". Thus, the expression 7° 22' 33",... | |
| Charles Davies, Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1885 - 538 pages
...convenience, the quadrant is divided into 90 equal parts, each of which is called a degree ; each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted by the symbols °, ', ". Thus, the expression 7° 22' 33",... | |
| Geography - 1885 - 150 pages
...Every circle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees ; each degree is divided И" m' ... into GO **equal parts called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** The smaller the circle, the short- 18g er are the degrees. Degrees DECREES OF THE CIRCLE. are marked... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1886 - 392 pages
...about a point in a plane is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees. Each degree is subdivided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Likewise the circumference of a circle is divided into 3GO equal arcs, each corresponding to an angle... | |
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