Books Books 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 of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: In Theory and Practice ... - Page ix
by Francis Nichols - 1811 - 128 pages ## A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To which is ...

John Gummere - Surveying - 1814 - 398 pages
...three angles, are given, the others are determined. 2. The periphery of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each 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 Compendious and Complete System of Modern Geography: Or, A View of the ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 698 pages
...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... ## The Young Man's Best Companion and Guide to Useful Knowledge

John Dougall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1815 - 514 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 nantîtes, each minute into OU equal part« called seconds, each second into (Hi equal parts called... ## A Practical Application of the Principles of Geometry to the Mensuration of ...

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 388 pages
...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... ## A Treatise of Plane Trigonometry: To which is Prefixed, a Summary View of ...

Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1815 - 172 pages
...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 °,... ## A System of Universal Geography: For Common Schools: in which Europe is ...

Nathaniel Dwight - Geography - 1816 - 220 pages
...unequal parts. Q. What are the degrees of a circle ? A. 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 seconds. Q. What is a meridian ? A. It is a great circle cutting the equator... ## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry

Olinthus Gregory - Plane trigonometry - 1816 - 278 pages
...of the angle ACB. 10. The circumference of a circle is supposed to be divided, or to be divisible, into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; each of these into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and so on, to the minutest possible subdivisions. Of... ## The complete measurer: or, The whole art of measuring, containing the ...

Thomas Keith - 1817 - 304 pages
...and the arc G n is the measure of the angle ABC. 14. 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. The angles are measured by the number of degrees... ## Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 442 pages
...Till lately, Geometers almost unanimously agreed to divide the circumference of the circle into 36o equal parts called Degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts called Minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts called Seconds, &c. This method appeared to the Greek Geometers... 