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Every circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be 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.
ELEMENTARY SYNTHETIC GEOMETRY OF THE POINT, LINE AND CIRCLE IN THE PLANE - Page 19
by N. F. DUPUIS, M.A., F.R.S.C. - 1894

## Mensuration, Mechanical Powers and Machinery: The Principles of Mensuration ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1849 - 128 pages
...10. The circumference of every circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called Minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds. 11. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are marked respectively °, ', "; they are used in mensuration and...

## On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - Physical sciences - 1849 - 524 pages
...sun. NOTE 50, p. 11. Ninety degrees. A circle is divided into 360 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° Ki' Id", which means fifteen degrees, sixteen minutes,...

## American Common-school Arithmetic ...

Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849
...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. Hence, a semicircle contains 180 degrees, and a quadrant, 90 degrees. 46. AN ELLIPSE is an oval figure,...

## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry Translated from the French of A.M ...

Charles Davies - Trigonometry - 1849 - 359 pages
...calculation, the circumference of the circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called •legrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. nated by the characters : °,',": thus the expression 16° 6' 15" represents an arc, or an angle, of...

## ELEMENTARY GEOMETRY, WITH APPLICATIONS IN MENSURATION.

CHARLES DAVIS, L.L. D. - 1850
...measurement of angles. For this purpose it is 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 degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus ° ' " ; and 9° 18' 16", are read, 9 degrees 18...

## A New System of Arithmetic on an Improved Plan

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850
...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, etc. Hence a semicircle contains 180 degrees, and a quadrant 90 degrees. 15....

## mensuration mechanical powers and machinery

1850
...10. The circumference of every circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called Minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds. 11. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are marked respectively °, ', " ; they are used in mensuration...

## Elementary Geometry: With Applications in Mensuration

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1850 - 216 pages
...measurement of angles. For this purpose it is 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 degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus ° ' " ; and 9° 18' 16", are read, 9 degrees 18...