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Weight is used in weighing gold, silver, jewels, and in philosophical experiments. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) = 1 Pennyweight . pwt. 20 Pennyweights = 1 Ounce . . . . oz. 12 Ounces = 1 Pound . . . . Ib. 1 Ib. C 5760 gr. .< 240 put. ( 12 oz. 36. TABLE. DIAMOND...
The Junior-class Arithmetic: Oral and Written : Designed for Graded Schools - Page 197
by Daniel W. Fish - 1875 - 318 pages

The Child's Arithmetic ...

Ingram Cobbin - 1830 - 148 pages
...ounce 5 12 ounces one pound ffi This weight is for medicines. 19 Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight pwt. 20 pennyweights 1 ounce oz. 12 ounces 1 pound Ib. This is used by goldsmiths to weigh gold, silver, jewels, &c. Cloth Measure. 4 nails (na.) make...

A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ...

Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...pence at the right ; thus, 15/4, is 15 shillings and 4 pence. 3. Troy Weight. 24 Grains, (gr.) make 1 Penny-weight, pwt. 20 Penny-weights, 1 Ounce, oz. 12 Ounces, 1 Pound. 1b. Supplement. gr. pwt. • 24= 1 oz. Note. — By this vveight are 480= 20= 1 1b. weighed Gold, Silver,...

Cobb's Explantory Arithmetick, Number Two: Containing the Compound Rules ...

Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1836 - 216 pages
...jewellery, liquors, &c. The denominations are, Pound, Ounce, Pennyweight, and Grain. 24 grains, gr. make 1 penny-weight, pwt. 20 penny-weights - 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces - - 1 pound, Ib. DRY MEASURE. This measure is used for grain, salt, coal, fruit, &c. The denominations are, Chaldron,...

The Common School Arithmetic ...: To which is Added a Dictionary of ...

Peirpont Edward Bates Botham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 238 pages
...or benru, one hundred dollars. E. TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. TROY WEIGHT. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Penny-weight, pwt. 20 Penny-weights " 1 Ounce, oz. 12 Ounces " 1 Pound. lb. By Troy weight are weighed gold, silver, jewels, and all liquors. The denominators are pounds,...

First Lessons in Arithmetic: Designed for Beginners

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1840 - 144 pages
...shillings - - 1 guinea. - i .. LESSON III. About Troy Weight. TABLE OF TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains, gr. make 1 pennyweight, - - pwt. 20 pennyweights - 1 ounce, - - - - oz. 12 ounces - - - 1 pound, - - - - Ib. 1 . How many grains are there in one pennyweight ? In two pennyweights ? In three pennyweights...

The Prussian Calculator: By which All Business Calculations are Performed by ...

Isaac A. Clark - Arithmetic - 1846 - 204 pages
...Arithmetics, or 112 pounds=one hundred weight; but in business, 25 is the standard qr. V. TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) - - =1 pennyweight pwt~ 20 pennyweights - =1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces - - —1 pound, Ib; VI, APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) - - =1 scruple 3 3 scruples - - =1 drachm 3 8 drachms...

An Elementary Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools : Also, Serving ...

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1846 - 266 pages
...equal parts, still called grains, being the least weight now in common use. TABLE. ' 24 grains gr. make 1 pennyweight, pwt. 20 pennyweights " 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces " 1 pound, Ib. gr. pwt. 24= 1 oz. 480= 20= 1 Ib. 5760=240 = 12 = 1 . What substances are weighed by Troy weight?...

An Elemtary Arithmetic ...: Serving as an Introduction to the Higher ...

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1849 - 347 pages
...of English gold and silver coin are u in the succeeding Uble, note. Ij. TABLE.* 24 grains gr. make 1 pennyweight, pwt. 20 pennyweights " 1 ounce, oz. • 12 ounces " 1 pound, lb. gr. pwt. 24= 1 oz. 480= 20= 1 lb. 5760 = 240=12=1 What was the original of all weights used in...