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. Elements of Surveying: Including a Description of the Instruments and the ... - Page 32
by Charles Davies - 1837 - 249 pages ## The Elements of Euclid, Viz: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1775 - 534 pages
...circumference of a circle is fuppofed to be divided into H h ' 360 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 6e equal parts called feconds, &c. And as many degrees, minutes, feconds, &c as are contained in any... ## The First Six Books: Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth

Euclid - 1781 - 550 pages
...between the tan.ngles HKB, ABC will \.E arc right ; therefore rill• 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called feconds, &c- And as many degrees, minutes, feconds, &c. as are contained in any arch, of fo many degref.s... ## The Practical Navigator, and Seaman's New Daily Assistant: Being an Epitome ...

John Hamilton Moore - Nautical astronomy - 1791 - 578 pages
...Circle. All Circles, whether great or fmall, are divided into 360 equal Parts, called Degrees ; and each Degree into 60 equal Parts, called Minutes ;...and each Minute into 60 equal Parts called Seconds, &c. A Semicircle is 180 Degrees, and a Quadrant contains 90 Degrees. A Right Angle contains 90 Degrees... ## A Complete Treatise on Practical Mathematics: Including the Nature and Use ...

John McGregor (teacher of mathematics.) - Mathematics - 1792 - 532 pages
...trigonometry. The circumference of any circle, is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called féconds, and fo on. JVi/f, Degrees are frequently marked °, and minutes '. Thus, 30 degrees, 14 minutes,... ## A Treatise of Practical Surveying: Which is Demonstrated from Its First ...

Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1795 - 384 pages
...The Circumference of every Circle is fuppofed to be Divided into 360 equal Parts called Degrees, and each Degree into 60 equal Parts called Minutes, and each Minute into 60 equal Parts called Seconds, and thefe into Thirds, Fourths, &c. thefe Parts being greater or lefs as the Radius is. 19. A Chord... ## An essay on mechanical geometry, explanatory of a set of models

Benjamin Donne - 1796 - 118 pages
...calculating the proportion which angles bear to each other, fuppofe the circumference of every circle to be divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; each minute into 60 equal parts named feconds, &c. Ar. B. Sometimes the circumference of a circle... ## Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With the Construction and Application of ...

Thomas Simpson - Trigonometry - 1799 - 92 pages
...The periphery of every circle is fuppofed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called feconds, or fecond minutes, &c. ' B a 3- Any HK/ 3. Any part AB of the periphery of the circle is called... ## A Complete System of Practical Arithmetic, with Various Branches in the ...

William Taylor (teacher of the mathematics.) - Arithmetic - 1800 - 556 pages
...is called a' femi-eircle • half the diameter is called the Radius. 8. The circumference of every circle is divided into 360 equal parts called Degrees...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds, &c. Any part of the the circumference is called an Arch. 9. The Chord of an arch, is a right line joining... ## A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: Together with a Treatise on Surveying ...

Abel Flint - Surveying - 1804 - 226 pages
...Circumference of every Circle is supposed to be Divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees ; and each Degree into 60 equal parts, called Minutes ;...and each Minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds ; jktl these into Thirds, &c. Ifote. .-Since all Circles are divided into the same number of Degrees,... 