| Ellen Eliza Fitz - Globes - 1876 - 120 pages
...angles, the circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees (marked °), **each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ('), and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** seconds ( " ). Then the number of degrees, minutes, and seconds, in the arc intercepted by the sides... | |
| Ellen Eliza Fitz - Globes - 1876 - 120 pages
...angles, the circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees (marked °), **each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ('), and each minute into 60 equal parts, called** seconds ("). Then the number of degrees, minutes, and seconds, in the arc intercepted by the sides... | |
| Albert Newton Raub - Arithmetic - 1877 - 164 pages
...AD, is called a Diameter. 129. Every 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. TABLE. 60 seconds ( " ) =1 minute, ( ' ). 60 minutes =1 degree, (°). 30 degrees = 1 sign,... | |
| James Rosser - 1877
...as AF, or B r. 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; which are respectively marked ° ' ". (See p. 1, Table A.) Since the circumference of a circle... | |
| David Murray - Surveying - 1878 - 259 pages
...the circumference of a circle 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. They are expressed by the FIG. 6. characters ° ' ". The magnitude of the angle A is thus... | |
| Thomas Henry Huxley - Physical geography - 1878 - 384 pages
...But no one can speak of " parallels of longitude," because these 1 Each degree of latitude is divided **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called** seconds. Degrees are represented by the symbol °, minutes by ', and seconds by ". Minutes and seconds... | |
| Rolla Rouse - 1879
...angle with a circumference, the latter is taken 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 right angle containing 90 degrees, and a semicircle 180 degrees. Degrees are marked °,... | |
| William Alfred Browne - Money - 1879 - 342 pages
...founded upon a basis furnished by Nature. The Quadrant of the Earthis Meridian- was divided into 9 **equal parts called Degrees, and each Degree into 60 equal parts called Minutes.** One of these Minutes was the Neapolitan Miglio or Mile. The Thousandth part of the Miglio was the Passo,... | |
| Joseph Hutchins Colton - Geography - 1880 - 148 pages
...purpose of measurement, every circle is conceived to be divided into 3(30 equal parts called Degrees ; **each degree, into 60 equal parts called minutes; and each minute, into** GO equal parts called Seconds. Degrees are marked °, minutes ', seconds ''. 5. The great circle which... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1880 - 318 pages
...one-quarter of the circle, and is the measure of a right angle. Each degree is further divided into 00 **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°... | |
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