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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 ... - Page 64
by James S.. Eaton - 1877 - 351 pages
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Conversations on arithmetic

mrs. Henry Ayres - Arithmetic - 1843 - 472 pages
...measures generally used for the purposes of trade and commerce. TABLES. TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains make I pennyweight dwt. 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce oz. 12 ounces — 1 pound Ib. 25 pounds — 1 quarter of cwt. of gold or silver 100 pounds — 1 hundred weight of ditto 20 hundred...
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A System of Arithmetic, with the principles of logarithms; compiled for ...

Richard Frederick CLARKE (the Elder.) - 1844 - 194 pages
...things of a fine or costly nature. THE TABLE. 4 Grains (grs.) 1 Carat car. 24 Grains, or 6 Carats. . . . 1 Pennyweight .... dwt. 20 Pennyweights 1 Ounce oz. 12 Ounces 1 Pound lb. FARTH1NGS TABLE. d. 4 fgs 1 PENCE TABLE. sd 12 pence 1 0 SH1LL1NGS TABLE. s. 20 Sgs 1 0 5 1J...
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The Teachers' Assistant, Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1845 - 210 pages
...and liquors aro 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 - lb. EXAMPLES. 2. Change 1740 ounces to pennyweights. Facit 34800 dwls. 3. Bring 145 pennyweights...
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A system of practical arithmetic

William Lane (of Worthing.) - 1845 - 138 pages
...this weight heavy goods, and most of the common necessaries of life, are weighed. TROY WEIGHT. marked 24 grains (gr.) .... make 1 pennyweight . . dwt. 20 pennyweights 1 ounce oz. 12 ounces 1 pound Hi This weight is used for gold, silver, jewels, and some liquids. APOTHECARIES WEIGHT. narked 20 grains...
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Arithmetic, in Two Parts

Frederic A. Adams - Arithmetic - 1846 - 230 pages
...at this rate what will be the cost of carrying a barrel of flour 100 miles ? TABLE OF TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains [gr.] make 1 pennyweight, dwt. 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces, 1 pound, Ib. This is used for weighing gold and silver. The pound Troy is nearly one fifth less than the pound Avoirdupois....
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A Table-book and Primary Arithmetic: Compiled and Arranged for the ...

Austin Baldwin - Arithmetic - 1848 - 72 pages
...the denominations of Troy weight ? A. Pounds, Ounces, Pennyweights, and Grains. Repeat the Table ? TABLE. 24 grains, gr. make 1 pennyweight, dwt. 20 pennyweights 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces 1 pound, Ib. QUESTIONS. How many pennyweights make an ounce ? In 1 pound, how many ounces ? How many grains make...
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Youth's Columbian Calculator: Being an Introductory Course on Arithmetic for ...

Almon Ticknor - Arithmetic - 1848 - 122 pages
...qr. h. 4 quarters (100 Ibs.) " - 1 hundred - hund. TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold and silver. 24 grains (gr.) - make - 1 pennyweight - dwt. 20 pennyweights..." - 1 ounce - - oz. 12 ounces " - 1 pound - - Ib. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT is used for compounding medicines, but not in selling them. 20 grains (gr.) -...
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The First Part of the United States Arithmetic: Designed for Schools

William Vogdes - 1849 - 132 pages
...11 6 I\ 25 2 8 (3.) sd qr 24 1 9 1 10 0 4 2 7 8 10 3 17 19 2 1 741 19 11 421 16 7 342 4 6 30 0 1 TABLE. 24 grains, gr. make . . 1 pennyweight, dwt....pennyweights ... 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces 1 pound, Ib. Golil, silver, jewels, precious stones, and liquors, are weighed by this weight. EXAMPLES. (i.) (2.)...
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A manual of explanatory arithmetic

Edward Hughes - 1849 - 162 pages
...180 3 10 0 195 3 15 0 200 4 0 0 300 4 5 0 400 4 10 0 500 4 15 0 600 5 0 0 1000 TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains make . 1 pennyweight dwt. 20 pennyweights . 1 ounce . . oz. 12 ounces . . 1 pound . ft. 25 pounds . . J quarter of a hund. qr. 100 pounds . . 1 hundred weight cwt. 20 cwt. . . 1 ton...
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The Speedy Calculator: Being a System of Arithmetic

Benjamin Naylor - 1850 - 334 pages
...shillings, NE 1 guinea. NOTE. — One pound sterling is equal to <J>4.44J =$*^. TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains, grs. make 1 pennyweight, dwt 20 pennyweights 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces 1 pound, Ib. By this weight are weighed gold, silver, and jewels. AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams, drs. make 1 ounce,...
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