... 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
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1869 - 455 pages
...the quadrant is divided into 90 equal parts, each of which k 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",... | |
| William Mitchell Gillespie - Surveying - 1869 - 428 pages
...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,... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - 1870
...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... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1870 - 319 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** 80 equal parts, called seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respectively, Definitions.... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - 1871
...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 - Leveling - 1871 - 431 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",... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1871 - 187 pages
...quadrant is divided into 90 equal parts, each of which is called a degree / each degree into 60 equaF **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",... | |
| André Darré - 1872
...which the circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided are called degrees ; each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Symbols are used to express degrees, minutes, and seconds. Thus 57° 17' 45" means 57 degrees, 17 minutes,... | |
| William Frothingham Bradbury - Geometry - 1872 - 238 pages
...The circumference of every circle is dividad into 360 equal parts, called degrees ( ° ), each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ( ' ), and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds** ( " ). 18. As angles at the centre valy as their arcs, or arcs as their corresponding angles, the measure... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1872 - 455 pages
...the quadrant is divided into 90 equal parts, each of which is called a degree / each degree into 80 **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 a 22' 33",... | |
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