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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. "
An Elementary Geometry and Trigonometry - Page 11
by William Frothingham Bradbury - 1873 - 238 pages
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An Arithmetic for Preparatory Schools, High Schools, and Academies

Charles Austin Hobbs - Arithmetic - 1889 - 366 pages
...to the circumference is called a radius, and it is equal to one half a diameter. The circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds. The opening between two straight lines which meet at a point...
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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"...
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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....
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Introductory Modern Geometry of Point, Ray, and Circle

William Benjamin Smith - Geometry, Modern - 1892 - 160 pages
...straight angle? In a right angle ? HISTORICAL NOTE. — For purposes of computation the round angle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal minutes (partes minutce primae), each minute into 60 equal seconds (partes minutae secunJiz), denoted...
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Arithmetic

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1892 - 312 pages
...minutes = 1 degree (). 90 degrees — 1 right angle. 360 degrees = 1 revolution. The circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 minutes ; each minute into 60 seconds. The larger the circle, the greater the length of 1 degree. 1...
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Introductory Modern Geometry of Point, Ray, and Circle

William Benjamin Smith - Geometry, Modern - 1892 - 314 pages
...straight angle? In a right angle ? HISTORICAL NOTE. — For purposes of computation the round angle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal minutes (partes minutes primae), each minute into 60 equal seconds (partes minutse secundci), denoted...
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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.,...
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Introductory Modern Geometry of Point, Ray, and Circle

William Benjamin Smith - Geometry, Modern - 1893 - 330 pages
...straight angle? In a right angle ? HISTORICAL NOTE. — For purposes of computation the round angle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal minutes (partes minutte primse), each minute into 60 equal seconds (partes minutse secundtz), denoted...
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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...
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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...
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