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" Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,. "
A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private Tuition - Page 25
by Charles Hutton - 1818
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A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...Gold, Silver, and JcwelsAPOTH EC ARIES1 WEIGHT. Grains - - marked gr 20 Grains make 1 Scruple sc or J> 3 Scruples 1 Dram dr or 3 8 Drams 1 Ounce oz or 12 Ounces 1 Pound Ib or gr sc <20 = 1 dr 60 = 3=1 oz 480 = 24 = 8 = 1 Ib 5760 = 288 = 96 = 12 = 1 This...
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A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 618 pages
...dwt 20 Penny weights 1 Ounce oz 12 Ounces 1 Pound !!• gr dwt 24= 1 oz 480= 20= 1 Ib 5760=240=12= 1 By this weight are weighed Gold, Silver, and Jewels....Grains make 1 Scruple sc or 3 3 Scruples - - 1 Dram <lr or 3 8 Drams - - 1 Ounce oz or 5 12 Ounces - - I Pound Ib or fo gr tc 20 = 1 dr 60 = 3=1 oz 480...
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Arithmetic: Being a Sequel to First Lessons in Arithmetic

Warren Colburn - Arithmetic - 1824 - 292 pages
...oz. 5 dwt. 7 gr. how many grains. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, marked sc. 3 scruples 1 dram dr. or 3 8 drams 1 ounce oz. or § 12 ounces 1 pound Ib. Apothecaries use this weight in compounding their medicines, but they buy...
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An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic: Taken Principally from the Arithmetic of

Silvestre François Lacroix - Arithmetic - 1825 - 404 pages
...Grnins - - marked gr 24 Grains make 1 Pennyweight du.l 20 Pennyweights 1 Ounce oz 12 Ounces 1 Pound Ib By this weight are weighed gold, silver, and jewels....Grains - marked gr. 20 Grains make 1 Scruple sc or 3 pr dwt 24 = 1 oz 4CO = 20 = 1 Ib 5760 = 240 = 12= 1 5760= 288 = 96 = 12= 1 Virginia; 8». in New York...
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An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic: Taken Principally from the Arithmetic ...

Silvestre François Lacroix - Arithmetic - 1825 - 144 pages
...Grains - - marked gr 24 Grains make 1 Pennyweight dvit 20 Pennyweights 1 Ounce oz 12 Ounces 1 Pound 1b By this weight are weighed gold, silver, and jewels....Grains - marked gr. 20 Grains make 1 Scruple sc or 9 5760 = 288 = 96 = 12 = 1 Virginia ; 8*. in New York and North Carolina ; Is. 6d. in New Jersey, Pennsylvania,...
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A Treatise on Arithmetic: Designed Particularly as a Text for Classes in ...

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard - Arithmetic - 1830 - 288 pages
...the denominations of APOT НЕС ARIES' WEIGHT. £0 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, marked sc. от Э 3 scruples " 1 dram " dr. or 3 8 drams " * 1 ounce " oz. or 5 12 ounces " 1 pound " ft NOTE. This weight is used in compounding medicines. Drugs and medí cines,...
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A Treatise on Arithmetic: Designed Particularly as a Text for Classes in ...

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard - Arithmetic - 1830 - 302 pages
...following are tho denominations of APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, marked sc. or & 3 scruples " 1 dram " dr. or 3 8 drams " 1 ounce " oz. or 3 12 ounces " 1 pound " ft NOTE. This weight is used in compounding medicines. Drugs and medi cines,...
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A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ...

Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...silver,) a; wl&n tliry arc allnyud, or mixed and hardened 5. Apothecaries' Weight. 20 Grains, (gr.) make 1 Scruple, sc. or 3 3 Scruples, 1 Dram, dr. or 5 8 Drams, 1 Ounce, oz. or f 12 Ounces, 1 Pound. 1b. Supplement. gr. sc. 20= 1 dr. Note 1. — Apothecaries...
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The Young Scholar's Reference Book: Being a Collection of Useful Tables ...

Teacher - Abbreviations - 1839 - 70 pages
...and from hence the rest are computed." Apothecaries Weight. 20 grains make 1 scruple, marked sc. or 9 3 scruples " 1 dram, " dr. or 3 8 drams " 1 ounce, " oz. or § 12 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. By this weight Apothecaries mix their medicines, but buy and sell by...
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Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...is used by apothecaries and physicians in mixing medicines. 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, marked sc., or 3. 3 scruples " 1 dram, " dr., or 3. 8 drams " 1 ounce, " oz., or 5. 12 ounces " 1 pound, " ft. OBS. 1. The pound and ounce in this weight are the same, as the TVoy...
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