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Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies, as Well ... - Page 25
by Charles Hutton - 1818

## The Essentials of Arithmetic, Oral and Written: For upper grades, Book 2

Gordon Augustus Southworth - Arithmetic - 1895 - 332 pages
...V480 " = 1 ounce -i 5760 " = 1 pound Jroy Apothecaries'' Weight. 20 grains = 1 scruple (so. or Э) 3 scruples = 1 dram (dr. or 3 ) 8 drams = 1 ounce (oz. or J ) 12 ounces -i 6760 grains } = 1 Po™a Ob. or ft.) Length. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = l yard (yd.)...

## Grammar School Arithmetic for Inductive Teaching, Drilling and Testing ...

John Tilden Prince - Arithmetic - 1895 - 352 pages
...ounces =1 pound (Ib.) 1 pound =5760 grains. Apothecaries' Weight. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple (sc. or 9) 3 scruples = 1 dram (dr. or 3 ) 8 drams = 1 ounce (oz. or § ) 12 ounces = 1 pound (Ib. or Jfo) 1 pound = 5700 grains. Measures 60 seconds (sec.) = 60 minutes...

## The Essentials of Arithmetic, Oral and Written: For upper grades, Book 2

Gordon Augustus Southworth - Arithmetic - 1895 - 380 pages
...square rods T Apothecaries' Weight. 43,560 square feet / = acre (A') 20 grains = 1 scruple (sc. or Э) 3 scruples = 1 dram (dr. or 3 ) 8 drams = 1 ounce (oz. or ^ ") 640 acres = f 1 square mile 1 (sq. m.) 1 mile square = 1 section \ j / 12 ounces i 36 square miles...

## The Senior Arithmetic for Grammar Schools

Charles Edward White - Arithmetic - 1897 - 312 pages
...physicians in weighing medicines that are not liquid. TABLE. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple, sc. or J). 3 scruples = 1 dram, dr. or 3. 8 drams = 1 ounce, oz. or §. 12 ounces = 1 pound, Ib. or ft. 1 Ib. = 12 oz. = 96 dr. = 288 sc. = 5760 gr. Dry medicines are...

## Higher Arithmetic

Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith - Arithmetic - 1897 - 234 pages
...100 pfennigs = 1 mark (M.) = \$0.238. APOTHECABIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple (sc. or 9). 3 scruples = 1 dram (dr. or 3 )• 8 drams = 1 ounce (oz. or % ). 12 ounces = 1 pound (Ib.). 5760 grains = 1 pound. The table of apothecaries' weight is used in...

## Lippincott's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing the Science and Practical ...

James Morgan Rawlins - Arithmetic - 1899 - 300 pages
...used in weighing medicines required by prescriptions. Table. 20 Grains (gr.) = 1 Scruple (sc. or J)). 3 Scruples = 1 Dram (dr. or 3). 8 Drams = 1 ounce (oz. or £). 12 Ounces = 1 pound (Ib. or Й>). ORAL EXERCISES. 1. How many grains in 1 sc. ? 4 sc. ? 5 sc....

## A Treatise on Bookkeeping and Stenography ...

International Correspondence Schools - Bookkeeping - 1899 - 650 pages
...contains 480 grains, is meant. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. TABLE l5c. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple sc. or Ï) 3 scruples = 1 dram dr. or 3 8 drams — 1 ounce oz. or % 12 ounces — 1 pound ¿b. or Ib gr. 933 «>• 20 = 1 60 = 3=1 480 = 24 = 8 = 1 5,760 = 288 = 96...

George Edward Atwood - Arithmetic - 1899 - 388 pages
...Weight is used by druggists in weighing medicines not liquid. 20 grains = 1 scruple . . . sc. or 9 3 scruples . . . . = 1 dram . . . . dr. or 3 8 drams =1 ounce . . . . oz. or § 12 ounces . . . . = 1 pound . . . Ib. 154. One pound Avoirdupois = 7000 grains. 155. One pound Troy...