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" ... 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 60
by Benjamin Donne - 1775 - 159 pages
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry Translated from the French of A.M ...

Charles Davies - Trigonometry - 1849 - 359 pages
...calculation, the circumference of the circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called •legrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. nated by the characters : ,',": thus the expression 16 6' 15" represents an arc, or an angle, of...
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THE UNIVERSITY ARITHMETIC, EMBRACING THE SCIENCE OF NUMBERS, AND THEIR ...

CHARLES DAVIES, LL.D - 1850
...OF TIME. 40. 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. For astronomical purposes, the circumference of the circle is also supposed to be divided into 12 equal...
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Elementary Geometry: With Applications in Mensuration

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1850 - 216 pages
...measurement of angles. For this purpose it 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 degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus ' " ; and 9 18' 16", are read, 9 degrees 18...
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A New System of Arithmetic on an Improved Plan

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850
...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....
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ELEMENTARY GEOMETRY, WITH APPLICATIONS IN MENSURATION.

CHARLES DAVIS, L.L. D. - 1850
...measurement of angles. For this purpose it 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 degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus ' " ; and 9 18' 16", are read, 9 degrees 18...
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mensuration mechanical powers and machinery

1850
...10. 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. 11. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are marked respectively , ', " ; they are used in mensuration...
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ARITHMETIC ON THE PRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

ROSWELL C. SMITH - 1850
...through the centre of the earth. 15 CORRESPOND, [L. corrcspondeo.] To answer to; communicate with. parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. 76. The circumference1 of the earth is a great circle of 360 de grees. On this circle every minute...
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A Manual of Surveying for India, Detailing the Mode of Operations on the ...

Ralph Smyth, Sir Henry Edward Landor Thuillier - Surveying - 1851 - 718 pages
...circle is supposed to be divided off 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 expressed thus:0 minutes, thus/ seconds, thus:" A Quadrant of a circle will therefore contain...
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Elements of geometry and mensuration

Thomas Lund - Geometry - 1854 - 192 pages
...the right angle is supposed to be divided into 90 equal angles or parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. Hence a right angle is arithmetically expressed by 90 degrees, usually written thus, 90 ; half a...
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Applications in Mensuration

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1855 - 324 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 secondsTRIGONOMETRYDefinitions by the characters ' "- For example, ten degrees, eighteen minutes,...
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