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To express fractional parts of the unit, the degree is divided into sixty equal parts called minutes, and the minute into sixty equal parts, called seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds are represented by the symbols, °. ', ", respectively. Thus, 43°...
The Essentials of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry - Page 1
by Webster Wells - 1887 - 151 pages

## Elements of Surveying and Leveling: With Descriptions of the Instruments ...

Charles Davies - Leveling - 1871 - 448 pages
...which is called a degree; each degree 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° 22' 33", is read/ 7 degrees, 22 minutes, and 33 seconds. A quadrant...

## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ...

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1872 - 464 pages
...which is called a degree / each degree into 80 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 a 22' 33", is read, 7 degrees, 22 minutes, and 33 seconds. Fractional...

## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: From the Works of A.M. Legendre

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1874 - 500 pages
...is called a degree ; each degree into 60 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° 22' 33", is read, 7 degrees, 22 minutes, and 33 seconds. Fractional...

## The Field Engineer: A Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and ...

William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1880 - 362 pages
...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° 22' 33" is read, 7 degrees, 22 minutes, and 33 seconds. 3. The complement...

## A Practical Text-book on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry

Webster Wells - 1883 - 298 pages
...adopted arbitrarily as the unit of measurement. The usual unit of angular measurement is the degree, or the ninetieth part of a right angle. To express fractional...the minute into sixty equal parts called seconds. This method of measurement is called the sexagesimal. 3. Degrees, minutes, and seconds are denoted...

## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ...

Charles Davies, Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1885 - 538 pages
...which is called a degree ; each degree into 60 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° 22' 33", is read, 7 degrees, 22 minutes, and 33 seconds. Fractional...

## Plane Trigonometry

Webster Wells - Plane trigonometry - 1887 - 158 pages
...TRIGONOMETRY. I. DEFINITIONS; MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. 1. Trigonometry is that branch of mathematics in which algebraic processes are used to treat of...degrees, 22 minutes, and 37 seconds. CIRCULAR MEASURE OP AN ANGLE. 4. Another method of measuring angles, and one of great importance, is known as the circular...

## The Field Engineer: A Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and ...

William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1890 - 360 pages
...right angle. Each degree is further divided into 60 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° 22' 33" is read, 7 degrees, 22 minutes, and 33 seconds. 3. The complement...