## Grammar-school arithmetic |

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### Popular passages

Page 607 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 602 - The mean proportional between two numbers is equal to the square root of their product.

Page 607 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES

Page 526 - MEASURE. 10 millimeters (mm.) = 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m.) 10 meters = 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters = 1 hektometer (Hm.) 10 Hektometers = 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers = 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1 meter = 39.37 inches.

Page 226 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...

Page 455 - Sixty days after sight of this First of Exchange (Second unpaid), pay to the order of John W.

Page 607 - Linear Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5£ yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu.

Page 361 - The following is the table: 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces 1 pound (Ib.) The abbreviation for pennyweight is also written pwt. 829. The pound apothecaries' weight — used in putting up prescriptions — contains the same number of grains (5,760) as the pound troy.

Page 551 - That is, the square of the sum of two quantities is equal to the square of the first, plus twice the product of the first by the second, plus the square of the second.