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AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams, dr. make 1 ounce, - - - - oz. 16 ounces - - - 1 pound, - - - - Ib. 28 pounds - - - 1 quarter, - - - qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 hundred weight, - cwt. 20 hundred weight, 1 ton, T.
The Child's Arithmetic ... - Page 133
by Ingram Cobbin - 1830

## Rudimentary arithmetic

James Haddon - Arithmetic - 1849 - 144 pages
...ounce (oz.) 1 2 ounces = 1 pound (lb.) By this weight gold, silver, and precious stones are weighed. AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce (oz.) 16 ounces ... 1 pound (lb.) 14 pounds ... 1 stone (st.) 28 pounds, or 2 stones ... 1 quarter (qr.) 4 quarters, or 8 st.,...

## The First Part of the United States Arithmetic: Designed for Schools

William Vogdes - 1849 - 132 pages
...hundreds, quarters, pounds, ounces, and drachms Repeat the table. TABLE. 16 drachms (dr.) make 1 ounce, ox. 16 ounces 1 pound, Ib. 28 pounds 1 quarter, qr. 4 quarters, or 112ZJs. 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight . . 1 ton, T. By this weight, all coarse and drossy...

## The Speedy Calculator: Being a System of Arithmetic

Benjamin Naylor - 1850 - 334 pages
...pound, Ib. By this weight are weighed gold, silver, and jewels. AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams, drs. make 1 ounce, oz. 16 ounces 1 pound, Ib. 28 pounds 1 quarter, qr. 4 quarters 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight 1 ton, ton. By this weight are weighed things of a coarse, drossy...

## The Child's First Book in Arithmetic

Nelson M. Holbrook - Arithmetic - 1850 - 116 pages
...every kind of goods, and all metals except gold and silver. TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, marked oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, " Ib. 28 Pounds " 1 Quarter, " qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, " cwt. 20 Hundred Weight " 1 Ton, " T. NOTE. In several of the United States, 25 pounds...

## The Primary School Arithmetic: Designed for Primary and Intermediate Schools

Daniel Leach - 1850 - 84 pages
...pounds in 12 ounces ? in 24 ounces ? LESSON CXIX. AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams (dr.) make Bounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 28 pounds " 1 quarter, . " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, " cwt. 20 hundred weight " 1 ton, " T. How many drams in 1 ounce ? in 4? in6? in 8?...

## A New System of Arithmetic on an Improved Plan

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 352 pages
...weight is used in weighing most kinds of merchandise, and all metals, except silver and gold. 16 drams make 1 ounce, oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, Ib. 28 pounds " 1 quarter, gr. 4 quarters, " 1 hundred, oat. 20 hundred, " 1 ton, ton. MEASURES. Art. 108. — Linear Measure....

## An Elementary and Practical Arithmetic

James B. Dodd - 1850 - 276 pages
...Weight Is used in weighing groceries, all the coarser metals, and, generally, all coarse commodities. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, (oz.) 16 ounces, .... 1 pound, (Ib.) 2000 pounds 1 ton, (T.) Occasionally, for the coarsest commodities, as plaster, coed, iron, hemp, &c.,...

## The Practical Model Calculator: For the Engineer, Mechanic, Machinist ...

Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1851 - 310 pages
...they buy and sell their drugs by avoirdupois weight. AVOIRDUPOIS -WEIGHT. Drams marked dr. 16 Drams make 1 Ounce.... — oz. 16 Ounces — 1 Pound..........Ib. 28 Pounds — 1 Quarter — qr. 4 Quarters — 1 Hundred Weight... — cwt. 20 Hundred Weight... — 1 Ton ........ — ton. dr. oz. 16 = 1 Ib. 256...