... 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
| CHARLES G. BURNHAM - 1857
...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, etc. Hence a semicircle contains 180 degrees, and a quadrant 90 degrees. 15.... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857
...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, etc. Hence a semicircle contains 180 degrees, and a quadrant 90 degrees. 15.... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - 1858 - 276 pages
...circle, whether large or small, is supposed to contain 360 equal parts, called DEGKEES ; each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts, called MINUTES ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called SECONDS.** NOTE. — Tho length of a degree, as well as that of its subdivisions, varies with the size of the... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1859 - 270 pages
...large or small, is suppose^ to contain 360 equal parts, called DEGREES ; each degree is divided into G0 **equal parts, called MINUTES; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called SECONDS.** NOTE.—Tho length of a degree, as well as that of its subdivision?, varies with the size of the circle.... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - 1860
...be l.irge or small, is supposed to be divided into 3t10 equal p:\rts called degrees. Each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** ccconds. (g.) A degree is to be regarded simply as the S60th part of the circumference of the circle... | |
| Josiah Lyman - Electronic book - 1862 - 77 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, &c.** 9. The Measure of an angle is the arc intercepted between the two lines that form the angle ; and the... | |
| William Frothingham Bradbury - Plane trigonometry - 1864
...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** ( "). 34. The RADIUS of a circle is a line drawn from the centre to the circumference ; as C B. All... | |
| C. Davies - 1867
...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** secondsTRIGONOMETRY Definitionsby the characters ° ' "- For example, ten degrees, eighteen minutes,... | |
| Asa Smith - 1868 - 79 pages
...circumference of every circle ¡в supposed to be divided into and equal parts, called degrees ; each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Circumpolar Start.— Those stars which revolve around the pole without passing below the horizon.... | |
| W.M. GILLESPIE, L.L. D., CIV. ENG. - 1868
...Every circumference is regarded as being divided into 860 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,... | |
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