| Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1877 - 444 pages
...is used in measuring dry substances, Bach as grain, fruit, salt, coal, etc. TABLE. 2 pints (pt.) . . **=1 quart, . . qt. 8 quarts = 1 peck, . . pk. 4 pecks . . = 1 bushel, . . bu.** I. TERMS. — Peck is supposed to be a corruption of pack, or to be derived from the French picotin,... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1877 - 374 pages
...not liquid, as grain, fruit, salt, roots, ashes, etc. What is dry measure 1 TABLE. 2 Pints (pt.) make **1 Quart qt. 8 Quarts " 1 Peck pk. 4 Pecks " 1 Bushel.** bo. UHIT EQUIVALENTS. qt. pt. pk. 1=2 bu. 1 = 8 = 16 1 = 4 - 32 = 64 SCALE — ascending, 2, 8, 4 ;... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1877 - 212 pages
...measuring articles not liquid ; as grain, fruit, salt, roots, ashes, etc. TABLE. 2 Pints (pt.) make **1 Quart qt. 8 Quarts " 1 Peck pk. 4 Pecks " 1 Bushel** bvu UNIT EQUIVALENTS. qt. pt. pk. 1=2 bu. 1 = 8 = 16 1 = 4 = 32 = 64 SCALE—ascending, 2, 8, 4 ; descending,... | |
| Frederic William Bardwell - Arithmetic - 1878 - 416 pages
...standard of measure, and the other denominations are given in the following Table. 2 pints (pt.) make **1 quart qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck pk. 4 pecks " 1 bushel bu.** A cylindrical box, 8 inches in depth, and 18£ inches in diameter, liolds a bushel. Such a box contains... | |
| William Guy Peck - Arithmetic - 1878 - 240 pages
...measure 18£ inches across, and 8 inches deep; containing 2,150f cubic inches. TABLE. 2 pints (pt.) make **1 quart . . . . qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck .... pk. 4 pecks " 1 bushel .... bu.** LIQUID MEASURE. 208. This is used in measuring liquids. The primary unit is 1 gallon. It contains 231... | |
| Edgar Arthur Singer - 1878 - 196 pages
...The units or denominations of dry measure are pint, quart, peck, and bushel. Table. 2 pints (pt.) are **1 quart, qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks " 1 bushel, bu.** The gallon, or half-peck, or 4 quarts, dry measure, contain #68 1 cubic inches. 1 bushel contains 2150.4$!... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1879 - 238 pages
...is used in measuring such dry articles as grain, fruit, roots, coal, etc. Table. 2 pints (pt.) arc **1 quart, qt. . 8 quarts, 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks, 1 bushel, bu.** A gallon, or 4 quarts, Dry Measure, contains 268^ cubic inches, and a bushel, 2150-^ cubic inches.... | |
| Malcolm MacVicar - Arithmetic - 1880 - 268 pages
...EXERCISES. 154. Dry Measure is used in measuring grain, fruits, etc. TABLE OF UNITS. 2 pints (pt.) make **1 quart . . qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck . . pk. 4 pecks " 1 bushel . . bu.** 1. In 1 peck how many pints ? In 2 pecks ? In 8 pecks ? In 24 quarts ? In 3 bushels ? In 10 bushels... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1881 - 542 pages
...measuring dry articles, such as grain, fruit, roots, salt, etc. TABLE. Int. pk. qt. pt. 2 Pints (pt.) = **1 Quart . . qt. 8 Quarts = 1 Peck . . pk. 4 Pecks = 1 Bushel . . bu. =4** = 32 = 64 1 = 8 = 16 1=2 For Notes and Applications, see " Measurements " (482). OltAT, EXERCISES.... | |
| Joseph Ficklin - Arithmetic - 1881 - 406 pages
...The Standard Unit is the bushel of 2150.42 cubic inches. TABLE OF UNITS. EQUIVALENTS. 2 Pints (pt.) = **1 Quart, . . . qt. 8 Quarts = 1 Peck, . . . pk. 4 Pecks = 1 Bushel, . . bu.** 1 Bu. = 64 p«. # MEASURES OF WEIGHT. 256. Weight is the measure of the force of gravity, and varies... | |
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