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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
by John Gummere - 1846 - 266 pages
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A Plain Elementary and Practical System of Natural Experimental Philosophy ...

John Ewing - Astronomy - 1809 - 538 pages
...another. Every circle, whether large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, which are called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds, and so on in a sixagesimal division as far as you please. If the earth be supposed to turn...
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An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Plane and Spherical ...

Thomas Keith - Navigation - 1810 - 420 pages
...the measure of the angle aBC and the arc DE is the measure of the angle ABC. (H) The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360...degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. The angles are measured by the number of "egrees cut...
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Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With the Construction and Application of ...

Thomas Simpson - Trigonometry - 1810 - 125 pages
...certain right lines in and about the circle be supposed divided into some assigned number of equal parts. 2. The periphery 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...
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The Modern Preceptor ; Or, a General Course of Education, Volume 2

John Dougall - 1810 - 580 pages
...other four watches. In modern Europe the day is divided into 2* equal parts called hours, each hour into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. It has been found by experiment at London, in a spot elevated 113 feet above the level of the sea,...
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The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid - Geometry - 1810 - 518 pages
...meeting BA, BC in A, C; the arch AC is called the measure of the angle ABC. II. The circumference of a 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,...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes, Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1811 - 346 pages
...ascention, for the beginning of the year 1804, was 13° 14' 43" and its declination 80° "15' 44" north. $ Every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal...degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes ; each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, &c. ; a degree is, therefore, only a relative idea,...
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A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
...measured by the arcs of a circle, contained between the two legs, having the angular point for its centre. Ev.ery circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal...parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parti, called minutes $ each minute into' 60 equal parts, called seconds. " An angle is said to be...
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A Treatise of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: In Theory and Practice ...

Francis Nichols - Plane trigonometry - 1811 - 128 pages
...the other circle, subtending the same angle ABC. 5. COR. 4. Hence, if a circle of any radius whatever be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; each minute into 6O equal parts, called seconds, &c., the number of degrees, minutes, and seconds,...
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The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson - Electronic books - 1811 - 508 pages
...parts, called semicircles ; and is double the radius, as AB or DE. fig. 8. m *!6. The 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 caled seconds,...
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A New and Complete System of Arithmetic: Intended for the Use of Schools and ...

Caleb Alexander - Arithmetic - 1813 - 144 pages
...circumference of every circle, is supposed tobe divided into 360 equal parts, called degree»; and each degree, into 60 equal parts, called minutes;...each minute, into 60 equal parts, called seconds, and these into thirds, fourtUs, &c. 14. Parallel lines are equidistant from each other. 15 A figure,...
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