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. An Elementary Geometry and Trigonometry - Page 11
by William Frothingham Bradbury - 1873 - 238 pages ## The Description and Use of the Globes, and the Orrery: To which is Prefixed ...

Joseph Harris - Astronomical models - 1732 - 258 pages
...Pole is placed, and the opppfite one is the Southern Hemifphere. The Aftronomers divide all Circles into 360 equal Parts called 'Degrees, each Degree into 60 equal Parts called Minutes, each Minute into 60 Seconds, &c. But befides this Divifion into Degrees, the Equir noftial is commonly... ## A Treatise of Algebra in Two Books: The First Treating of the Arithmetical ...

Philip Ronayne - Algebra - 1738 - 458 pages
...Of DEFINITIONS. i. A Circle is fuppos'd to be r\ divided into 360 equal Parts, called Degrees j and each Degree into 60 equal Parts, called Minutes ;...and each Minute into 60 equal Parts, called Seconds 5 t£c. Any Portion \ of whofe Circumference is called an Arch, and is meafured by the Number of Degrees... ## The Theory and Practice of Gauging, Demonstrated in a Short and Easy Method ...

Robert Shirtcliffe - Gaging - 1740 - 322 pages
...divided the Circumference of a Circle into 360 equal Parts, each of which they called a Degree ; and each Degree into 60 equal Parts called Minutes ; and each Minute into 60 Parts called Seconds, and fo on to thirds, fourths, &c. every Arch of a Circle, being denoted by the... ## The Young Mathematician's Guide: Being a Plain and Easy Introduction to the ...

John Ward - Mathematics - 1747 - 492 pages
...A Circle is -tJL vidcd into DEFINITIONS. fuppos'd to be di-. 360 equal Parts, called Degrees ; and each Degree into 60 equal Parts, called Minutes ;...and each Minute into 60 equal Parts, called Seconds, &V. Any Portion of whofe Circumference is called an Arch, and is meafured by the Number of Degrees... ## Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With the Construction and Application of ...

Thomas Simpson - Logarithms - 1748 - 84 pages
...2. 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 Seconds, or fecond Minutes, &c. B G 3. Any Part AB of H the Periphery of the Circle is called an Arch, and is... ## A New Introduction to the Mathematicks: Being Essays on Vulgar and Decimal ...

Benjamin Donne - Algebra - 1758 - 428 pages
...called a Day ; which Day they fubdivided into 24 equal Parts called Hours, and each of thefe again into 60 equal Parts called Minutes, and each Minute into 60 equal Parts called Seconds, &c. Further, the Time which is elapfed between the Inftant when the Sun is in the Equinox, or firlt... ## Instructions Given in the Drawing School Established by the Dublin Society ...

Joseph Fenn - Mathematics - 1769 - 524 pages
...conceived to be divided into 360 equal parts, ivbicb are (ailed DEGREES ; and each of tbefe degrees into 60 equal parts, called MINUTES ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called SECONDS 6fr. in con/equence of this bypotheßs, У the correfpondence eßabliflied between the arches, У the... ## Instructions Given in the Drawing School Established by the Dublin Society ...

Joseph Fenn - Mathematics - 1769 - 536 pages
...to be divided into 360 equal parts, -which are callea DEGREES ¡ and each of tbefe degrees into ¿o equal parts, called MINUTES ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called SECONDS &c. in confequence of ibis bypotheßs, У the correjpondence eßablijhed bet-ween the arches, У the... ## Elements of Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With the Principles of ...

John Wright (Mathematician) - Perspective - 1772 - 302 pages
...fuppofed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree ifr fuppofed to be divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called feconds, &c. 5. Any angle HRB at the centre of a circle, is faid to be an angle of as many degrees,... 