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Page viii - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30£ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page x - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked 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 thirtyone.
Page ix - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 135 - Measures 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 1 gallon =231 cu.
Page ix - 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...
Page 159 - Blood heat is the temperature of the interior of the human body in health. The temperature of a fever patient went up to 103°. How much higher than the usual temperature was that? 6. On a certain night the outdoor temperature went down to 18° below 0. How many degrees below freezing point was that? 7. The average January temperature in the coldest part of Siberia is 60° below 0. In Manila it is 80° above 0. How great is the difference? 8. Is this difference greater or less than the difference...
Page x - CIRCULAR MEASURE 60 seconds = 1 minute 60 minutes = 1 degree (°) 360 degrees = 1 circumference 1 degree of longitude at the equator = 60 geographical miles, or about 69 i common miles.
Page x - Number. 12 units — 1 dozen (doz.). 12 dozen = 1 gross (gro.). 12 gross =• 1 great gross. 20 units — 1 score.
Page ix - Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 1 gallon...