| Mary Somerville - 1835 - 493 sider
...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 minutes,... | |
| 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... | |
| John Lee Comstock - 1835 - 286 sider
...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** GO parts, called seconds. The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign... | |
| John Playfair - 1836 - 114 sider
...called the measure of the angle ABC, II. The circumference of a circle may be supposed to be divided **into 360 equal parts called degrees ; and each degree...and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds,** &c. And as many degrees, minutes, seconds, &c. as are contained in any arc, of so many degrees, minutes,... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - 1836 - 359 sider
...trigonometrical calculation, the cir cumference of the 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.** The semicircumference, or the measure of two right angles, contains 180 degrees ; the quarter of the... | |
| John Lee Comstock - 1836 - 295 sider
...appears to move Each of the 12 signs of the zodiac is divided (nto 30 smaller parts, called degrees; **each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into** BO parts, called seconds.) The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign... | |
| 1837 - 249 sider
...trigonometrical calculations, the circumference of the 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.** As the circumference of a circle may be regarded as a proper measure of angles, having their vertices... | |
| L. H. Tyler - 1837 - 288 sider
...from the smallest to the largest, is conceived 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.** These divisions are usually expressed by signs : thus, 15° 10' 15" signifies five degrees, ten minutes,... | |
| Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - 1837 - 262 sider
...circumference pf every circle is generally divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and every **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 contained in the arcs which subtend them ; thus, if... | |
| James Thomson (LL.D.) - 1837 - 284 sider
...every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees;* each degree is subdivided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** MISCELLANEOUS TABLE. 12 articles =1 dozen „ ,-. ( 12 dozen = 1 gross 6 6core or 120" = i.ong 20 articles... | |
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