| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1850 - 236 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... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1850 - 218 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... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1850 - 412 pages
...OF TIME. 40. Every 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.** For astronomical purposes, the circumference of the circle is also supposed to be divided into 12 equal... | |
| Daniel Adams - Measurement - 1850 - 144 pages
...10. 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.** 11. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are marked respectively °, ', " ; they are used in mensuration... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1850 - 314 pages
...through the centre of the earth. 15 CORRESPOND, [L. corrcspondeo.] To answer to; communicate with. **parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** 76. The circumference1 of the earth is a great circle of 360 de grees. On this circle every minute... | |
| Sir Henry Edward Landor Thuillier - Surveying - 1851 - 828 pages
...circle is supposed to be divided off 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.** Degrees are expressed thus:0 minutes, thus/ seconds, thus:" A Quadrant of a circle will therefore contain... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1852 - 228 pages
...whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called...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.... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - 1870 - 578 pages
...circumference of every 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.** 40. The diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, A and terminating in the circumference... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - 1871 - 392 pages
...whether the circle be 1vge or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal pwrtsf called degrees. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called...minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** čeconds. (g.) A degree is to be regarded simply as the 860th part of the circumference of the circle... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1871 - 458 pages
...the quadrant is divided into 90 equal parts, each of which is called a degree; each degree 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",... | |
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