| 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... | |
| Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 696 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... | |
| 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** nantītes, each minute into OU equal part« called seconds, each second into (Hi equal parts called... | |
| 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... | |
| 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 °,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Thomas Keith - 1817 - 306 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 444 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... | |
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