... 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, ten degrees, eighteen minutes, and... The Geometrician: Containing Essays on Plane Geometry, and Trigonometry ... - Page 60by Benjamin Donne - 1775 - 159 pagesFull view - About this book
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1855 - 366 pages
...to a point on the opposite side is called the diameter of the circle. called degrees. Each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** (g.) A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle considered.... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 592 pages
...measurement, the entire 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.** The right angle contains 90 degrees. The radius of the measuring circle is generally taken equal to... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Electronic book - 1855 - 592 pages
...longer than the sidereal. Kach day is divided into 24 equal parts, called hours ; each hour into GO **equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds** ; and, according to the kind of day which is thus subdivided, we have mean solar, or sidereal time:... | |
| W.M. Gillespie, A.M., Civ. Eng - 1855
...Every circumference is regarded as being divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees. Each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60** seconds. These divisions are indicated by the marks ° ' ". Thus 28 degrees, 17 minutes, and 49 seconds,... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1856 - 366 pages
...circle be Inrge or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal pwts called degrees. Each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** (y.) A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle considered.... | |
| Henry Hopwood - 1856
...English mathematicians, 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.** Degrees are marked (°), minutes ('), and seconds ("). Those degreed vary iu length according to the... | |
| Hiram Mattison - Astronomy - 1856 - 240 pages
...whether great or small, are 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.** They are marked respectively thus: Degrees (°), minutes ('), seconds ("). Equilateral? (Derivation?)... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1856 - 176 pages
...small, is supposed to contain 360 equal parts, called degrees. Each degree is divided into 60 eqnal **parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** A degree may be considered simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle considered.... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1856 - 311 pages
...twice, and sextilis the sixth, because m that year the (HI of the kalends of March was repeated twice **parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** 7H. The circumference1 of the earth is a great circle of 360 de grees. On this circle every minute... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre, Charles Davies - Geometry - 1857 - 432 pages
...the circle is 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,... | |
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