# First Lessons in Arithmetic, Oral and Written: Illustrated for Primary Schools

Clark & Maynard, 1882 - History - 144 pages
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Page 121 - 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 129 - Miscellaneous. 12 things = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 things = 1 score.
Page 114 - If the product of the divisor multiplied by the quotient figure is greater than the partial dividend, the quotient figure is too large, and must be diminished.
Page 98 - TABLE. 10 mills (m) . . =1 cent . ct. 10 cents . . =1 dime . d. 10 dimes . . =1 dollar . \$. 10 dollars . . =1 eagle . E. I.
Page 116 - Ounces make 1 Pound Ib. 100 Pounds " 1 Hundred- weight cwt. 20 Cwt., or 2000 Ibs.,
Page 85 - There are 7 days in 1 week ; How many days are there in 2 weeks ? In 3 ? In 4 ? In 5 ? 6 ? 7 ? 8 ? 9 ? 47.
Page 106 - Spring — March. April, and May; summer — June, July, and August : autumn — September, October, and November; and winter — December, January, and February.
Page 109 - The operation of division is also indicated by writing the divisor under the dividend with a line between them ; thus 14 by 2 is also frequently denoted thus y.
Page 106 - MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (m.). 60 minutes = 1 hour (h.). 24 hours = 1 day (d.). 7 days = 1 week (w.). 365 days, ) ._ i « jr — 1 common yearor 52 weeks 1 day )