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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.
Elements of Surveying: Including a Description of the Instruments and the ... - Page 32
by Charles Davies - 1837 - 249 pages
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## The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 582 pages
...The 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 caled seconds, and these into thirds, fourths, &c. these parts being greater or less as the radius...
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## A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes, Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1811 - 388 pages
...year 1804, was 13° 14' 43" and its declination 80° "15' 44" north. \$ Every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes ; each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, &c. ; a degree is, therefore, only a relative idea,...
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## A Treatise of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: In Theory and Practice ...

Francis Nichols - Plane trigonometry - 1811 - 162 pages
...other circle, subtending the same angle ABC. 5. COR. 4. Hence, if a circle of any radius whatever be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; each minute into 6O equal parts, called seconds, &c., the number of degrees, minutes, and seconds,...
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## A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811 - 460 pages
...contained between the two legs, having the angular point for its centre. Ev.ery circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parti, called minutes \$ each minute into' 60 equal parts, called seconds. " An angle is said to be...
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## A New and Complete System of Arithmetic: Intended for the Use of Schools and ...

Caleb Alexander - Arithmetic - 1813 - 152 pages
...circumference of every circle, is supposed tobe divided into 360 equal parts, called degree»; and each degree, into 60 equal parts, called minutes;...each minute, into 60 equal parts, called seconds, and these into thirds, fourtUs, &c. 14. Parallel lines are equidistant from each other. 15 A figure,...
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## A System of Natural Philosophy: In which the Principles of Mechanics ...

John Lee Comstock - Physics - 1813 - 448 pages
...constellation, and near trfB star a. 762. Each of the 12 signs of the zodiac is divided into 30 smaller parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 parts, called seconds. The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign having...
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## The Reader: Containing I. The Art of Delivery ... a Selection of Lessons in ...

Abner Alden - English language - 1814 - 222 pages
....certain number of circles ; and each circle 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. Q. What is a great circle ? A. A great circle is one, whose plane is supposed to pas through the centre...
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## The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1814 - 558 pages
...The 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, and tiiese into thirds, fourths, &c. these parts being greater or less as the radius is.17. A chord...
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## A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To which is ...

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 a circle,...
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## An Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: In which the Theory and ..., Volume 2

Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814 - 528 pages
...angle. It is usual to divide the whole circumference into 360 equal parts called degrees, to subdivide each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, &c. wherefore, if an angle at the centre be subtended by an arc which consists of suppose 30 degrees,...
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