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Page 39 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) — 1 pennyweight (dwt). 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (Ib.).

Page 145 - Now .} of f- is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 174 - B $ 600, of which $ 200 is to be paid at the present time, 200 in 4 months, and 200 in 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

Page 40 - I tierce, tier. 63 gallons, 1 hogshead, hhd. 2 hogsheads, 1 pipe, p. 2 pipes, 1 tun, T.

Page 37 - TABLE. 2 pints (pts.) make 1 quart, marked qt. 8 quarts 1 peck, " pk. 4 pecks 1 bushel, " bu. 8 bushels 1 quarter, " qr. 36 bushels 1 chaldron,

Page 55 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.

Page 27 - M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, 1 week, ' w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirty-one.

Page 193 - If several quantities are in continued proportion, they will be proportional when the order of the whole is inverted. This has already been proved with...

Page 72 - RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimals in the quotient as the decimals in the dividend exceed those of the divisor; but if there are not as many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. NOTE 1. — When the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend, make them equal by annexing ciphers to the dividend, and the quotient will be a whole number. NOTE 2. — When there is a remainder...

Page 38 - TABLE. 16 drams, (drs.) make • 1 ounce, - marked - oz. 16 ounces ----- 1 pound, ----- Ib. 28 pounds ----- 1 quarter, ----- qr. 4 quarters ----- 1 hundred weight, - - cwt. 20 hundred weight - - 1 ton, ------ T.