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" 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
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Hawney's Complete Measurer: Or, The Whole Art of Measuring: Being a Plain ...

William Hawney - Geometry - 1820 - 336 pages
...aud the arch GH is the measure of the angle ABC. 1*. 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. Angles are measured by the number of degrees...
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A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra

Bewick Bridge - Algebra - 1821 - 648 pages
...exhibiting arithmetically the magnitude of angles, the whole circumference of the circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each...into 60 equal parts, called minutes; each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds; &c. &c. And since arcs are the measures of angles, every angle may...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - 1821 - 448 pages
...{ Every circle is supposed to be divided into 36O equal parts, called degrees, each degree into 6O equal parts called minutes, each minute into 6O equal parts called seconds, &c. : a degree is therefore only a relative idea, and not an absolute quantity, except when applied to...
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A Treatise on Practical Gauging

Anthony Nesbit, W. Little - Measurement - 1822 - 916 pages
...part of a circle bounded by an arc sad two radii. 47. 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, &c. 48. The arc of a quadrant contains 90 degrees,...
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Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern: With an Atlas

Joseph Emerson Worcester - Atlases - 1822 - 354 pages
...four, the two tropics, and (he two polar circles. 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 00 equal parts, called seconds. They are marked thus, 23 28' 16" ; i- e. 33...
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A general view of the sciences and arts, Volume 1

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...AB is the measure of the angle contained by the lines CA and CH. 2. If the circumference of a circle 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 ; and so on ; then, as many degrees, minutes, and...
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Euclid's Elements of Geometry: The Six First Books. To which are Added ...

Rev. John Allen - Astronomy - 1822 - 508 pages
...called acute.* * Mathematicians have supposed the whole circumference of a circle to be divided in 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds, Stc. and a circle being described from the vertex...
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the ...

Sidney Edwards Morse - Atlases - 1822 - 706 pages
...centre from one side of the circumference to the other. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 minutes ; each minute into GO seconds. An arc of a circle is part of its circumference. All angles...
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World

Sidney Edwards Morse - Atlases - 1822 - 706 pages
...centre from one side of the circumference to the other. 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 part of its circumference. All angles...
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A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...part of a circle bounded by an arc and two radii. 47. 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. 48. The arc of a quadrant contains 90 degrees,...
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