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 Field Engineer: A Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and ...

William Findlay Shunk - Railroad engineering - 1890 - 360 pages
...includes one-quarter of the circle, and is the measure of a right angle. Each degree is further divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds are denoted by the symbols °, ', ": thus the expression 7° 22' 33"... ## The Carpet-dealer's Guide: A Manual of Practical Information on the Art of ...

John H. Macke - Carpet laying - 1891 - 244 pages
...the circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. To find the diameter when the circumference is given. RULE. Divide the circumference by 3.1416. Example.... ## Mensuration

William Shaffer Hall - Measurement - 1893 - 88 pages
...convenient unit is a right angle. The right angle is divided into 90 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. Angles at the centre of a circle have the same ratio as the arcs which are subtended by them (Ww. Geom.,... ## The Elementary Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Albert Newton Raub - Arithmetic - 1894 - 200 pages
...the centre and limited by the circumference, as AD, is called a Diameter. 129. Every circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. TABLE. 60 seconds (") =1 minute, (' ). 60 minutes = 1 degree, ( ° ). 30 degrees = 1 sign, s. 12 signs... ## Elementary Synthetic Geometry of the Point, Line and Circle in the Plane

Nathan Fellowes Dupuis - Geometry - 1894 - 313 pages
...practical purposes the right angle is divided into 90 equal parts called degrees ; each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. 20 seconds and six-sevenths of a second, follows :— 51° 25' 42f". This is denoted as 42°. Theorem... ## The Normal Rudiments of Arithmetic: Oral and Written, Designed for Primary ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1895 - 248 pages
...distant from a point within called the centre. 3. For the purpose of measuring angles the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. 4. Any angle at the centre, as BCD, is measured by... ## A Complete Arithmetic: With Oral and Written Exercises

George Washington Hull - Arithmetic - 1895 - 408 pages
...is a quadrant. An Arc is any part of a circumference. For convenience of measuring the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; each minute into 60 equal parts, called TABLE. 60 seconds (") = 1 minute, '. 60 minutes = 1 degree,... ## The Normal Standard Arithmetic: By Analysis and Induction, Designed for ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1895 - 426 pages
...the circumference is called a quadrant. 241. For the purpose of measuring angles the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. 242. Any angle having its vertex at the centre is... ## Plane Geometry

George D. Pettee - Geometry, Plane - 1896 - 272 pages
....-.theirlimits=J 175. Sen. Both the circumference of a circle and the angular space about the centre are divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each...60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into CO equal parts called seconds. Since central angles vary as their intercepted arcs, any central angle... 