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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.
First lessons in Plane Geometry. Together with an application of them to the ... - Page 173
by Francis Joseph Grund - 1830 - 12 pages

## Uranography: Or, a Description of the Heavens; Designed for Academies and ...

Ezra Otis Kendall - Astronomy - 1845 - 406 pages
...quadrant or 90° from all points in the circumference of that circle. Every circle is considered as divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. They are marked 0 ' " — thus: 10° 2' 20"...

## The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1846 - 399 pages
...required ; and so of others. DIVISION OF THE CIRC1E MEASURE OF TIME. 40. 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. For astronomical purposes, the circumference of...

## A Complete Treatise on Practical Land-surveying: In All Its Departments ...

Anthony Nesbit - Plane trigonometry - 1847 - 426 pages
...certain point within it, called the centre. 39. 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. 40. The diameter of a circle is a right line...

## An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

John Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1848 - 288 pages
...being always to be read in the middle. CD B *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 so on. 48. The measure of any right-lined angle is an arc of a circle contained between the two...

## American Common-school Arithmetic ...

Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 404 pages
...and a semicircle ; as, the surface к FH К. 45. 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. Hence, a semicircle contains 180 degrees, and...

## Mensuration, Mechanical Powers and Machinery: The Principles of Mensuration ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1849 - 142 pages
...sixth part of a circle. Thus, AFB, BFC, and CFD, are sextants. 10. The circumference of every circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called Minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds. 11. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are marked...

## Elementary Geometry: With Applications in Mensuration

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1850 - 218 pages
...Definitions. 28. The circumference of a circle is used for the measurement of angles. For this purpose it is 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 degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus...

## The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1850 - 412 pages
...required ; and so of others. DIVISION OF THE CIRCLE MEASURE OF TIME. 40. 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. For astronomical purposes, the circumference of...