| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1852 - 436 pages
...supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is supposed to be divided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respectively, by the characters ° ' ". For example,... | |
| Modern geography - 1852 - 176 pages
...circle, whether great or small, 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:** these are marked by the characters, * ', ": thus 33° 52' 28" means 33 degrees 52 minutes and 28 seconds.... | |
| James B. Dodd - Arithmetic - 1852 - 410 pages
...Circumference of every circle is conceived 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.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted thus 25° 30' 45", 25 deg. 30 min. 45 sec. § 395. An Angle... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1886 - 340 pages
...measurement of angles. For this purpose it 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.** The degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus ° ' " ; and 9° 18' 16", are read, 9 degrees 18... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1852 - 228 pages
...large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle considered.... | |
| John Radford Young - Arithmetic - 1852 - 230 pages
...of course, are longer or shorter, according as the circle is greater or less. Each degree is divided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds:** the marks for degrees, minutes, and seconds, are a small ° for degrees, a dash ' for minutes, and... | |
| James B. Dodd - 1853 - 398 pages
...Circumference of every circle is conceived 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.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted thus 25o 30' 45", 25 deg. 30 nin. 45 sec. $ 395. An Angle... | |
| J. R. Young - 1854 - 254 pages
...of course, are longer or shorter, according as the circle is greater or less. Each degree is divided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds:** the marks for degrees, minutes, and seconds, are a small ° for degrees, a dash ' for minutes, and... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1854 - 436 pages
...supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is supposed to be divided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respec• tiively, by the characters ° ' ". For example,... | |
| Thomas Lund - Geometry - 1854 - 522 pages
...the right angle is supposed to be divided into 90 equal angles or parts, called degrees; each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Hence a right angle is arithmetically expressed by 90 degrees, usually written thus, 90° ; half a... | |
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