| Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1811 - 386 pages
...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 parts,...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,... | |
| Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811 - 460 pages
...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... | |
| 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,... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 592 pages
...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, and these into thirds, fourths, &c. these parts being greater or less as the radius... | |
| John Lee Comstock - Physics - 1813 - 442 pages
...constellation, and near trfB star a. 762. 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... | |
| John Gummere - Surveying - 1814 - 390 pages
...triangle, except the three angles, are given, the others are determined. 2. The periphery of every **circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts,...degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each** minnte into 60 equal parts, called seconds, &c. 3. The measure of an angle is the arc of a circle,... | |
| Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 698 pages
...two radii, or the longest straight line, that can be drawn in a circle. The circumference of every **circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60** minutes ; each minute into 60 seconds. An arc of a circle is the measure of an angle. Thus a right... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1815 - 126 pages
...measuring the latter, a circle is introduced. The periphery of every circle, whether great or small, **is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60** minutes, each minute into 60 second?. each second into 60 thirds, &c. marked with flie characters °,... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 388 pages
...measuring the latter, a circle is introduced. The periphery of every circle, whether great or small, **is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60** minutes, each mintite into 60 seconds? each second into 60 thirds, fkc. marked with the characters... | |
| John Dougall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1815 - 516 pages
...-complement, or shortrv, the co-sine of the ar<j В S. The circumference of the globe of the earth being **divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts called** nantītes, each minute into OU equal part« called seconds, each second into (Hi equal parts called... | |
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