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" Measure. — 12 inches = 1 foot; 3 feet = 1 yard; 5J yards = 1 rod or pole; 40 rods = 1 furlong; 8 furlongs = 1 statute mile (1760 yards or 5280 feet); 3 miles = 1 league. "
The infallible ready reckoner - Page 264
by W. Coxhead - 1876
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A Complete System of Commercial Arithmetic, Its Application to the Principal ...

William Tate - 1837 - 358 pages
...is 222 dwts. or 11 oz. 2 dwts. of fine Silver, with 18 dwts. of alloy. LONG MEASURE. 12 Inches make 1 Foot. 3 Feet — 1 Yard. 5J Yards . — 1 Rod, Pole, or Perch. 40 Poles — 1 Furlong. 8 Furlongs — 1 Mile. (Statute Mile.) 3 Miles — 1 League. Inches 12 = I...
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A Dictionary of the Military Science: Containing an Explanation of the ...

E. S. Norman Campbell - English language - 1844 - 314 pages
...Capacity, Force of Gravity, or what is commonly called Weight, Angles, and Time: 1. Measure of Length. 12 inches — 1 foot. 3 feet = 1 yard. 5j yards = 1 Rod or Pole. 40 poles =r 1 Furlong. 8 furlongs — 1 Mile. 69 jij miles — 1 Degree of a Great Circle...
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Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1851 - 346 pages
...A bar, thus — , over any *r number, increases it 1000 times. UNITED STATES' WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 12 inches = 1 foot. 3 feet = 1 yard. 5J yards = 1 rod. 40 rods = 1 furlong. 8 furlongs — 1 mile. Measures of Length. Inches. Feet. Turfs. Rods. Fan. 36=...
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Annual Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools

New York (N.Y.). Board of Education. Superintendent of Schools - Education - 1867 - 132 pages
...in general use, and to leave out Apothecaries' weight and several other tables altogether. Length. 12 inches == 1 foot, 3 feet = 1 yard, 5-J- yards = 1 rod, 220 " =1 furlong, 8 furlongs } 1760 yards [-==1 mile. 5280 feet ) li miles 2% feet 3 " 6 " 4 rods 66...
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Henderson & Hamlin's Lightning Calculator: Containing the Shortest, Simplest ...

John Alexander Henderson - 1872 - 64 pages
...Hamburg. 3 quarters 1 ell Flemish. 5 quarters 1 ell English. 6 quarters 1 ell French. MEASURE .OF LENOTH. 12 inches 1 foot. 3 feet 1 yard. 5J yards 1 rod, pole or perch. 40 poles ..... 1 furlong. 8 furlongs, or 1760 yds. 1 mile. ) 1 degree of a great 69-j'y miles j circle...
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Take my advice: giving information on everything pertaining to daily life ...

Robert Kemp Philp - 1872 - 370 pages
...pints) which is exactly two gallons. Mea:ures of Length. — 12 Inches = 1 Foot. 3 Feet = 1 Yard. 5A Yards = 1 Rod, pole or perch. 4 Holes = 1 Chain. 10 Chains = 1 Furlong. 8 Furlongs = 1 Mile (1,760 Yards.) Particular Measures of Luujth. — }2 Lines 1 Inch. ч 3 Barleycorns...
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The New American Arithmetic, Part 1

Samuel Mecutchen, George Mornton Sayre - Arithmetic - 1877 - 92 pages
...In several States 112 Ibs. are allowed for a hundred-w't. and 28 Ibs. for a quarter. LONG MEASUKE. 12 inches . . =1 foot. 3 feet ... =1 yard. 5J yards . . =1 rod. 40 rods . . =1 furlong. 8 furlongs . = 1 mile. 60 geographic or 1 = 1 69J statute miles / 360 degrees...
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Graded Problems in Arithmetic and Mensuration

Samuel Mecutchen - Arithmetic - 1880 - 286 pages
...barrel. 2 barrels, or 63 I , =i hogshead, gallons i 231 cu. in. = 1 standard liquid gaL Long Measure. 12 inches =1 foot. 3 feet =1 yard. 5J yards =1 rod. 320 rods =1 mile. 4 inches =1 hand. Square Measure. 144 square inches = 1 square foot. 9 square feet...
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The Little Lawyer; Or, The Farmers', Mechanics', Miners', Laborers', and ...

Henry A. Gaston - Commercial law - 1880 - 336 pages
...Troy. 20 grains — 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 drachm. 8 drachma — 1 ounce. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 12 inches = 1 foot. 3 feet = 1 yard. 5J yards = 1 rod. 40 rods = 1 furlong. 8 furlongs = 1 mile. 6 feet make 1 fathom, 120 fathoms make 1 cable length. 3...
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Graded Problems in Arithmetic and Mensuration

Samuel Mecutchen - Arithmetic - 1880 - 262 pages
...barrel. 2 barrels, „ 631 , =lh hea(, gallons i 231 cu. in. = 1 standard liquid gal Long Measure. 12 inches =1 foot. 3 feet =1 yard. 5J yards =1 rod. 320 rods =1 mile. 4 inches =1 hand. Square Measure. 144 square inches = 1 square foot. 9 square feet...
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