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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 these into thirds, &c.
The First Six Books: Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth - Seite 483
von Euclid - 1781 - 520 Seiten
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## Elements of Geometry: Being Chiefly a Selection from Playfair's Geometry

John Playfair - 1829 - 186 Seiten
...measure of the angle BGC. Mathematicians suppose the circumference of every circle to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, and each degree into...equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into £0 equal parts, called seconds, &c. Hence a right angle, being measured by a quadrant contains 90...
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## A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: With a Treatise on Surveying ... in ...

Abel Flint - 1830 - 284 Seiten
...semicircles ; as AB or DE. Fig. 5. 14. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree...minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c . NOTE. Since all circles are divided into the same number of degrees,...
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## Elements of Surveying: With the Necessary Tables

Charles Davies - 1830 - 300 Seiten
...calculations, the circumference of the 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. 26. As the circumference of a circle may be regarded as a proper measure of angles, having...
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## A System of Natural Philosophy: In which the Principles of Mechanics ...

John Lee Comstock - 1831 - 295 Seiten
...near the star a. Each of the 12 signs of the zodiac is divided into 30 smaller partSj 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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## Easy Lessons in Geography and History: Designed for the Use of the Younger ...

Joseph Allen - 1832 - 116 Seiten
...360 equal parts, called degrees, and each degree contains about 09 A miles. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. Questions for Review. How many degrees are there in the circumference of the earth ? How many...
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## A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: With a Treatise on Surveying; in ...

Abel Flint - 1835 - 334 Seiten
...semicircles ; as AB or DE. Fig. 5. 14. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree...minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c. NOTE. Since all circles are divided into the same number of degrees,...
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## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid - 1835 - 513 Seiten
...called the measure of the angle ABC. II. The circumference of a circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into...minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, &c. A degree is marked thus, ° ; a minute thus, ' ; a second thus,"; and so on: for example,...
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## On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1835 - 493 Seiten
...the ellipse. NOTE 49. p. 12. Ninety degrees. A circle is divided into 3fiO equal parts, or degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. It is usual to write these quantities thus, 15° 16' 10'', which means fifteen degrees, sixteen...
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## A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: With a Treatise on Surveying; in ...

Abel Flint - 1835 - 334 Seiten
....emicircles ; as AB or DE. Fig. 5. 14. The , jmference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minute*; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds; and these into thirds, &c. NOTE. Since...
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## A System of Natural Philosophy, in which the Principles of Mechanics ...

John Lee Comstock - 1835
...neai the star a. 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 (50 parts, called seconds. The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign...
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