Arithmetical Examples; Or, Test Exercises for the Use of Advanced Classes
Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company, 1867 - Arithmetic - 183 pages
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Arithmetical Examples Or Test Exercises for the Use of Advanced Classes
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Page 10 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 9 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 8 - 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 11 - Avoirdupois Weight is used for all the ordinary purposes of weighing. TABLE. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, oz. 16 ounces
Page 7 - Measure is used in computing areas or surfaces ; as of land, boards, painting, plastering, paving, etc. TABLE. 144 Square Inches (sq. in.) make 1 Square Foot sq. ft. 9 Square Feet " 1 Square Yard sq. yd. 30} Square Yards " 1 Square Rod sq. rd. ' 160 Square Rods
Page 8 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord ; and a onrd foot is 1 foot in length of snch a pile.
Page 6 - A Gunter's Chain, used by land surveyors, is 4 rods or 66 feet long, and consists of 100 links. TABLE. % 7.92 inches (in.) make 1 link, 1. 25 links " 1 rod, rd. 4 rods, or 66 feet, " 1 chain . .ch. 80 chains
Page 13 - 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,.
Page 16 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) make 1 Cent ct. 10 Cents " 1 Dime d. 10 Dimes " 1 Dollar $. 10 Dollars
Page 7 - SQUARE MEASURE 16 square rods (sq. rd.) = 1 square chain (sq. ch.). 10 square chains = 1 acre (A.). 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq. mi.). 36 square miles = 1 township (tp.).