... 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
| Sir Norman Lockyer - Astronomy - 1874 - 312 pages
...circumference of every circle may be divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees (marked °). Each degree may **be divided into 60 equal parts, called Minutes (')...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds** ("). A circumference may also be divided into 12 equal parts, of 30 degrees each. These are called... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1874 - 455 pages
...convenience, the quadrant is divided into 90 equal parts, each of which is called a degree ; each degree **into 60 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",... | |
| Ellen Eliza Fitz - Globes - 1876 - 120 pages
...circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees (marked °), each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ('), and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds** ( " ). Then the number of degrees, minutes, and seconds, in the arc intercepted by the sides of an... | |
| Ellen Eliza Fitz - Globes - 1876 - 120 pages
...circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees (marked °), each degree **into 60 equal parts, called minutes ('), and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds** ("). Then the number of degrees, minutes, and seconds, in the arc intercepted by the sides of an angle,... | |
| William Henry Rosser - 1877
...r. 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;** which are respectively marked ° ' ". (See p. 1, Table A.) Since the circumference of a circle contains... | |
| Albert Newton Raub - Arithmetic - 1877 - 164 pages
...called a Diameter. 129. Every 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.** TABLE. 60 seconds ( " ) =1 minute, ( ' ). 60 minutes =1 degree, (°). 30 degrees = 1 sign, s. 12 signs... | |
| David Thomas Ansted - Physical geography - 1877 - 182 pages
...less than 90 north or south of the equator. To obtain greater accuracy each degree is supposed it, **to be divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into** sixty seconds.* Longitude is the distance of a place, east or west, from a meridian drawn through some... | |
| Thomas Henry Huxley - Physical geography - 1878 - 384 pages
...latitude. But no one can speak of " parallels of longitude," because these 1 Each degree of latitude is **divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Degrees are represented by the symbol °, minutes by ', and seconds by ". Minutes and seconds of time... | |
| Rolla Rouse - 1879
...a circumference, the latter is taken 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** ; a right angle containing 90 degrees, and a semicircle 180 degrees. Degrees are marked °, minutes... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1880 - 318 pages
...one-quarter of the circle, and is the measure of a right angle. Each degree is further divided 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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