# Exercises in arithmetic, for the use of schools. [With] Answers

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Page 2 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT 20 grains = 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 dram. 8 drams = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.
Page 5 - Thirty Days hath September, April, June and November ; February hath Twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have Thirty-one ; Except in Leap Year, — then's the time February's Days are Twenty-nine.
Page 67 - If A and В together can do a piece of work in 8 days, A and С together in 9 days, and В and С in ten days ; how many days would it take each to perform the same work alone 1 Ans.
Page 2 - 3 barleycorns make 1 inch. 4 inches 1 hand. 12 inches 1 foot. 3 feet 1 yard. 6 feet 1 fathom.
Page 2 - Weight. 16 drams — 1 ounce. 16 ounces = 1 pound. 14 pounds = 1 stone.
Page 78 - ... the eradication of the diseased part of the system. Another addition, like the discovery of gravitation, the press, and the steam-engine, to the many illustrations which history affords of the lasting truth, that the greatest changes both in the social and material world are governed by the same * A penny laid out at compound interest at the birth of our Saviour, would, in the year 1775, have amounted to a solid mass of gold eighteen hundred times the whole weight of the globe.
Page 61 - J with ^ £ with | 9. If a man puts 15 quarts of berries into pint baskets, how many baskets will it take ? 10. | of 20 is 5 is \ of 5 is \ of 5 is £ of 11. If two yards of ribbon cost 24 cents, how much would you have to pay for 5 yards ? ". f + i ti i + 4 i + l 13. If 2 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, how many men can do it in 4 days ? In 3 days ? 14.
Page 6 - ... knowledge of the fact that the length of a pendulum, oscillating in a second in vacuo in the latitude of London and at the level of the sea (which can always be accurately obtained by certain scientific processes), was 39'13929 inches...
Page 31 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator; as, f, f.
Page 61 - If 16 men can do a piece of work in 15 days, how many men will be required to do it in 10 days ? 13.