| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Euclides - 1816 - 588 pages
...II. The circumference of a circle is supposed to be divided fnto 360 equal parts called degrees, and **each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds,** &c. And as many degrees, minutes, seconds, &c. as are contained in any arc h, of so many degrees, minutes,... | |
| Nathaniel Dwight - Geography - 1816 - 220 pages
...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 at right angle's', and... | |
| Thomas Keith - 1817 - 306 pages
...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 cut off from the circle, by the lines which form the... | |
| John Gummere - Surveying - 1817 - 384 pages
...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 minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds,** See. I 3. The measure of- an angle is the arc of a circle, contained between the two lines that form... | |
| Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 442 pages
...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 to afford some facilities for calculations, in consequence... | |
| Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 444 pages
...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 to afford some facilities for calculations, in consequence... | |
| William Hawney - Geometry - 1820 - 336 pages
...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.** Angles are measured by the number of degrees cut oft'from the circle, by the lines which form the angles.... | |
| Thomas Simpson - Algebra - 1821 - 426 pages
...The periphery 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,** or second minutes, <Jc. Any part of the periphery is called an arch, and is measured by the number... | |
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