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" TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt. "
The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis : Adapted to ... - Page 64
by James Stewart Eaton - 1877 - 351 pages
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A Treatise on Arithmetic: Designed Particularly as a Text for Classes in ...

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard - Arithmetic - 1830 - 302 pages
...1,827 T. 19 cwt. 3 qrs. 15 Ibs. 15,oz. 15 drs. ? The following are- the denominations of TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 penny-weight, dwt. 20 penny-weights 1 ounce oz. 12 ounces 1 pound Ib. NOTE. By this weight are weighed jewels, the precious metals, coin, bread and liquors. The qual,ty,...
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A Treatise on Arithmetic: Designed Particularly as a Text for Classes in ...

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard - Arithmetic - 1830 - 288 pages
...1,827 T. 19 cwt. 3 qrs. 15 Ibe. 15 oz*. 15 drs. ? The following are the denominations of . TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 penny-weight, dwt. 20 penny-weights 1 ounce oz. 12 ounces 1 pound Ib. NOTE. By this weight are weighed jewels, the precious metale, coin, bread and liquors. The quality,...
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The New Federal Calculator: Or, Scholar's Assistant: Containing the Most ...

Thomas Tucker Smiley - Arithmetic - 1830 - 192 pages
...ounce, pound, quarter, oz. Ib. qr. hundred weight, Cwt. ton, - - T. TROY WEIGHT. The denominations are,. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight, dwt. 20 pennyweights - 1 ounce, - oz. 12 ounces - - 1 pound, - R>. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. The denominations are, 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple 9 3 scruples 1 dram...
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The Teacher's Assistant: Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1831 - 198 pages
...and liquors are weighed. The denominations of Troy Weight are pound, ounce, pennyweight, and grain. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight dwt. 20 pennyweights - 1 ounce - oz. 12 ounces - 1 pound - Ib.EXAMPLES. ' ' . Change 1 740 ounces to pennyweights. Facit 34800 dwts. . Bring 145 pennyweights...
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Ciphering made easy, or, An attempt to render simple and interesting the ...

Ciphering - 1833 - 190 pages
...Hundred-weight cwt. 20 Hundred-weight 1 Ton T. TROY WEIGHT. For weighing Go1d, Si1ver, and Jewe1s. 24 Grains (gr. ) make 1 Pennyweight dwt. 20 Pennyweights 1 Ounce oz. 12 Ounces 1 Pound lb. For weighing out Drugs and a11 kinds of Medicines. 20 Grains (gr.) make 1 Scruple r. 3 Scruples...
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The New System of Practical Arithmetic: Whereby Most of the Various Problems ...

Charles Potts - Arithmetic - 1835 - 180 pages
...liquors are weighed. The denominations are pound, ounce, pennyweight, and grain. 24 grains (gr.) = l pennyweight. dwt. 20 pennyweights =1 ounce. oz. 12 ounces =1 pound. Ib. EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 75 pounds to grains. Ans. 432000 gr. 2. Reduce 576 Ibs. to ounces. 'Ans. 6912 oz....
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Treatise on Arithmetic, in Theory and Practice: With an Appendix, Containing ...

James Thomson (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1837 - 294 pages
...ancientlv the silver for it weighed a pound troy. r -• 88 TABLES. TABLE OF TROY WEIGHT.* 24 grains =l penny-weight, dwt. 20 penny-weights =1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces — 1 pound ib. Hence, an ounce contains 480 grains ; and a pound, 240 pennyweights, or 5760 grains. This weight was...
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The Western Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the Rules are Illustrated, and ...

Arithmetic - 1838 - 204 pages
...,,„^71,904 dr. .; t If1" i " b T-'i.llJll !'!'. •эъЬ'Ъ. .-j H<...... TROY WEIGHT. TABtE. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight, dwt. 20 pennyweights - 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces - 1 pound, Ib. NOTE. — By this weight, jewels, gold, silver, and liquors, are weighed. . EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 32...
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The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 216 pages
...^silver, and liquors. The denominations are, pounds, ounces, pennyweights, and * grains. ' i Thus valued. 24 grains (gr.) make . 1 pennyweight dwt. 20 pennyweights . . 1 ounce oz. 12 ounces ... .1 pound - ft. EXAMPLES. 20 3 1 2 AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. This weight is used for heavy articles generally, and...
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A system of arithmetic

John Husband (math. master, Berwick.) - 1841 - 126 pages
...cwt., and 1 Ib. = 7000 Troy grains. TROY WEIGHT. For Liquors and the precious Metals. gr. 24 Grains = 1 Pennyweight, dwt. 20 Pennyweights = 1 Ounce, oz. 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, Ib. Note — 4gr. = 1 carat, a term used in denoting the fineness of gold. APOTHECARIES, WEIGHT. For mixing...
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