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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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The 'useful' table book for elementary schools

A E. Booth - 1883 - 72 pages
...144 .. 12 0 WEIGHTS AND MEASUEES. I. TROY WEIGHT. 4 grains (grs.) ... make 1 carat. 2 1 grains „ 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights . . 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces „ 1 pound (Ib.) The Pound Troy contains 5760 grains. USE. — For gold, silver, jewels, precious etones, and all liquids....
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The revised Grade arithmetic. [With] Answers, Volume 1

William Davis (B.A.) - 1882 - 114 pages
...Ⅰ 7 ・ 8@685 19. 9)898 STANDARD III. TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND MEASUEES. TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains gr. = 1 pennyweight dwt. 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce oz. 12 ounces = 1 pound Ib. Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, and jewels ; in ascertaining the strength of spirits...
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The school manual, a compendium of the leading facts in English, by W.T ...

William Thomas Jeffcott - 1883 - 232 pages
...3 Grains (gr.) . . =1 Carat of Diamond 240 Grains .... — 1 Carat of Gold or Silver 24 Grains .... =1 Pennyweight (dwt.) 20 Pennyweights. . = 1 Ounce (oz.) 12 Ounces . . . . = 1 Pound (76.) This weight is nsed only for Gold, Silver, Platina, and Jewellery. In the standard gold coin...
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The computator. Being a pocket guide fo the commercial and bankers' clerk

Alexander Walker (fellow of the Inst. of bankers.) - 1884 - 60 pages
...A sack of potatoes =168 „ coals = 224 flour '=280 Ibs. TROY WEIGHT. 3.17 grains = 1 carat 24 „ =1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights =1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces - 1 pound (5760 grains) Diamonds and other precious stones are weighed by "carat," each carat weighing 3.17 grains....
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How to Become Quick at Figures: Comprising the Shortest, Quickest and Best ...

D. M. Garrett - Arithmetic - 1886 - 210 pages
...measuring ale, beer, etc. The gallon consists of 282 cubic inches. TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) . . equal 1 pennyweight, dwt. 20 pennyweights . " 1 ounce, . . . oz. 12 ounces .... " 1 pound, ... Ib. The term Troy is said to be derived from Troyes, the name of a town in France, where the weight was...
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How to Become Quick at Figures: Comprising the Shortest, Quickest, and Best ...

D. M. Garret - Arithmetic - 1886 - 202 pages
...measuring ale, Deer, etc. The gallon consists of 282 cubic inches. TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) . . equal 1 pennyweight, dwt. 20 pennyweights . " 1 ounce, . . . oz. 12 ounces .... " 1 pound, ... Ib. The term Troy is said to be derived from Troyes, the name of a town in France, where the weight was...
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A Grammar Shcool Arithmetic

George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1886 - 392 pages
...16 cwt. 24f Ibs. 21. Divide 15 t. 17 cwt. 29 Ibs. 7 oz. by f . Troy Weight. 173. 24 grains (grs.) = 1 pennyweight (dwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). NOTE. Troy weight is used for weighing gold, silver, and jewels. The pound Troy contains 5760...
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Exercises in Arithmetic

George Albert Wentworth, George Anthony Hill - Arithmetic - 1887 - 448 pages
...United States gallons. 1 British quarter = 8 imperial bushels. V. WEIGHT. Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (dwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). Avoirdupois Weight. 16 drams (dr.) = 1 ounce (oz.). 16 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 100 pounds =...
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A High School Arithmetic (Wentworth & Hill's Practical Arithmetic)

George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1888 - 392 pages
...Express a cubic foot as the decimal fraction of a bushel. WEIGHTS. Troy Weight. 297. 24 grains (grs.) = 1 pennyweight (dwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (Ib.). , A carat (of diamond) = 3J gre. Avoirdupois Weight. 298. 16 drams (drs.) = 1 ounce (oz.). 16 ounces...
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A High School Arithmetic (Wentworth & Hill's Practical Arithmetic)

George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1888 - 388 pages
...Express a cubic foot as the decimal fraction of a bushel. WEIGHTS. Troy Weight. 297. 24 grains (grs.) = 1 pennyweight (dwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). A carat (of diamond) = 3J- grs. Avoirdupois Weight. 298. 16 drams (drs.) = 1 ounce (oz.). 16...
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