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So, why there are 360 degress in a circle?
So, why there are 360 degress in a circle?
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Doesn't it have something to do with Base 60? Much like themetric system is based on decimals?There are 360 degrees in a circle for historical reasons. It's entirely arbitrary. You could use any number at all. You could say there are 2pi radians in a circle and everything would work out the same. Perhaps 360 was chosen because it's more or less the number of days in the year, and 360 has a lot of divisors.
I didn't follow the details of your chart, but it looks like some kind of cranky mysticism. There is no fundamental reason for dividing a circle into 360 parts, any more than there's anything meaningful than saying there are 12 inches in a foot.