... 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
| New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick - Biology - 1882
...Quality ; rank ; station. The 360th part of a circle ; each part or degree is supposed to be farther **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60** seconds. Also, the division or interval marked on a thermometer, or other instrument, for measurement.... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1883 - 564 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",... | |
| Geography - 1885 - 136 pages
...Every circle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees ; each degree is divided И" m' ... into GO **equal parts called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** The smaller the circle, the short- 18g er are the degrees. Degrees DECREES OF THE CIRCLE. are marked... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1886 - 325 pages
...which inclndes one-quarter of the circle, and is the measure of a right angle. Each degree is further **divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds are denoted by the symbols °, 1, ": thus the expression 7° 221 33"... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1886 - 372 pages
...about a point in a plane is 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.** Likewise the circumference of a circle is divided into 3GO equal arcs, each corresponding to an angle... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1886 - 324 pages
...the circle is supposed to be divided into 360 «qual parts, called degrees ; each degree is supposed **to be divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into** 00 equal parts, called seconds. TRIGONOMETRY Definitions. by the characters ° ' ". For example, ten... | |
| Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1888 - 647 pages
...supposed to have their circumference 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 so on into thirds, fourths, Jtc. ; and an arc is said to be of as many degrees as it contains... | |
| Nathan Fellowes Dupuis - Geometry - 1889 - 294 pages
...For practical purposes the right angle is divided into 90 equal parts called degrees ; each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** 20 seconds and six-sevenths of a second, follows : — 51° 25' 42f . This is denoted as Theorem. —... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1890 - 339 pages
...which includes one-quarter of the circle, and is the measure of a right angle. Each degree is further **divided 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"... | |
| John H. Macke - Carpet laying - 1891 - 228 pages
...purposes, the circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree is **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** To find the diameter when the circumference is given. RULE. Divide the circumference by 3.1416. Example.... | |
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