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The 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.
A Treatise on Surveying: Containing the Theory and Practice : to which is ... - Page 33
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## Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1892 - 416 pages
...times are 4 bu. 3 pk. 2 qt. contained in 336 bu. 3 pk. 4 qt. ? Ans. 70 times. LONGITUDE AND TIME. 224. Every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees. Since the sun appears to pass from east to west round the earth, or through 360°, once in every 24...

## Introductory Modern Geometry of Point, Ray, and Circle: Part 1, Part 1

William Benjamin Smith - Geometry, Modern - 1892 - 143 pages
...straight angle? In a right angle ? HISTORICAL NOTE. — For purposes of computation the round angle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal minutes (partes minutce primae), each minute into 60 equal seconds (partes minutae secunJiz), denoted...

## INTRODUCTORY MODERN GEOMETRY OF POINT, RAY, AND CIRCLE

...straight angle? In a right angle ? HISTORICAL NOTE. — For purposes of computation the round angle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal minutes (partes minutes primae), each minute into 60 equal seconds (partes minutse secundci), denoted...

## Mensuration

William Shaffer Hall - Measurement - 1893 - 62 pages
...convenient unit is a right angle. The right angle is divided into 90 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. Angles at the centre of a circle have the same ratio as the arcs which are subtended by them (Ww. Geom.,...

## New Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for Beginners

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1893 - 224 pages
...straight line drawn through the center, and terminated by the circumference, as AE. 173. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees. A Quadrant is a fourth of a circumference, or an are of 90 degrees, as AB. 174. The Angle ACB, whose...

## New Common School Question Book: Comprising Questions and Answers on All ...

Asa Hollister Craig - Examinations - 1897 - 524 pages
...circle. 88. The standard unit of time is the day. This is determined by the revolution of the earth. 91. Every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. As the earih makes its revolution once in 21 hours, the 24 hours must equal 3 ' i0 P , or one hour...

## Introductory Modern Geometry of Point, Ray, and Circle

William Benjamin Smith - Geometry, Modern - 1893 - 297 pages
...straight angle? In a right angle ? HISTORICAL NOTE. — For purposes of computation the round angle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal minutes (partes minutte primse), each minute into 60 equal seconds (partes minutse secundtz), denoted...

## The Elementary Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Albert Newton Raub - Arithmetic - 1894 - 192 pages
...the centre and limited by the circumference, as AD, is called a Diameter. 129. Every circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each...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...