# Sexagesimal Second

## Sexagesimal Second

Sexagesimal subunit of measure of angles or arcs of circles that is equal to $$\dfrac{1}{60}$$ of a minute.

### Symbol

The symbol for a sexagesimal second is  ”  which means “second.”

• 1° = 60′ , which is read “one degree is equal to 60 minutes.”
• 1′ = 60” , which is read, “one minute is equal to 60 seconds.”