| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1854 - 322 pages
...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** seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respectively, by the characters ° ' ". For... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1854 - 432 pages
...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** seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respec• tiively, by the characters ° ' ".... | |
| John Lee Comstock - 1854
...the star A. 132. Each of the 12 signs of the zodiac is divided into 30 smaller parts, called degrees; **each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60** parts, called seconds. The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign having... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 592 pages
...this system of measurement, the entire 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. The right angle contains 90 degrees. The radius of the measuring circle is generally taken... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1855 - 324 pages
...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,... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1855 - 366 pages
...point on the opposite side is called the diameter of the circle. called degrees. Each degree is divided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** seconds. (g.) A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Electronic book - 1855 - 592 pages
...longer than the sidereal. Kach day is divided into 24 equal parts, called hours ; each hour into GO **equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** seconds ; and, according to the kind of day which is thus subdivided, we have mean solar, or sidereal... | |
| Hiram Mattison - Astronomy - 1856 - 240 pages
...circles, whether great or small, are 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. They are marked respectively thus: Degrees (°), minutes ('), seconds ("). Equilateral? (Derivation?)... | |
| Henry Hopwood - 1856
...English mathematicians, to be 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. Degrees are marked (°), minutes ('), and seconds ("). Those degreed vary iu length according... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1856 - 366 pages
...Inrge or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal pwts called degrees. Each degree is divided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** seconds. (y.) A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle... | |
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