| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1830 - 318 pages
...circumference of the circle is supposed 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.** 26. As the circumference of a circle may be regarded as a proper measure of angles, having their vertices... | |
| Euclid - 1835 - 540 pages
...circumference of a 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,** &c. A degree is marked thus, ° ; a minute thus, ' ; a second thus,"; and so on: for example, 57°... | |
| Abel Flint - Geometry - 1835 - 366 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, &c. NOTE. Since all circles are divided into the same number of degrees, a... | |
| Mary Somerville - Astronomy - 1835 - 532 pages
...NOTE 49. p. 12. Ninety degrees. A circle is divided into 3fiO equal parts, or degrees; each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** It is usual to write these quantities thus, 15° 16' 10'', which means fifteen degrees, sixteen minutes,... | |
| John Playfair - Geometry - 1836 - 114 pages
...circumference of a circle may be 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,** &c. And as many degrees, minutes, seconds, &c. as are contained in any arc, of so many degrees, minutes,... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1836 - 359 pages
...calculation, the cir cumference of the 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.** The semicircumference, or the measure of two right angles, contains 180 degrees ; the quarter of the... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1837 - 336 pages
...calculations, the circumference of the 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.** As the circumference of a circle may be regarded as a proper measure of angles, having their vertices... | |
| James Thomson (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1837 - 294 pages
...every circle is supposed to be 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.** MISCELLANEOUS TABLE. 12 articles =1 dozen „ ,-. ( 12 dozen = 1 gross 6 6core or 120" = i.ong 20 articles... | |
| Mrs. L. H. Tyler - Astronomy - 1837 - 302 pages
...smallest to the largest, 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.** These divisions are usually expressed by signs : thus, 15° 10' 15" signifies five degrees, ten minutes,... | |
| Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - Measurement - 1837 - 262 pages
...circumference pf every circle is generally divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and every degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** The angles are measured by the number of degrees contained in the arcs which subtend them ; thus, if... | |
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