## Sweet's Modern Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Modern and Practical Methods of Arithmetical Calculations for the Use of Business and Commercial Colleges, Business Universities, and Commercial Departments in Other Educational Institutions |

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Page 97 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES

Page 106 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 101 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 100 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 57 - To multiply a fraction by a fraction. Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 42 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

Page 95 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 85 - ... the head and tail together ; what is the length of the fish ? 3. The head of a fish is 12 inches long, the tail is as long as the head + £ of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 4.

Page 41 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.

Page 105 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...