## The Public School Arithmetic: Based on McLellan & Dewey's "Psychology of Number" |

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Page 166 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...

Page 165 - MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.)= 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 166.

Page 346 - A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

Page 158 - MONEY 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.) 12 pence = 1 shilling (s...

Page 166 - Liquid Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 159 - AVoIRDUPOIS WEIGHT 16 ounces (oz.) = 1 pound (Ib.). 100 pounds = 1 hundredweight (cwt.). 20 hundredweight = 1 ton (T.).

Page 163 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 167 - 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 (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 163 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 160 - 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