| George Augustus Walton, Electa N. L. Walton - Arithmetic - 1871 - 348 pages
...quart, pint, and gill. These are the units of DRY MEASURE. 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint, marked pt 2 pints = **1 quart, " qt 8 quarts = 1 peck, " pk. 4 pecks = 1 bushel, " bu.** *J' (*"•/' EXAMPLES. ' i^< 85. In 3 bu. 3 pk. of chestnuts how many quarts ? *v 86. What cost 8 bu.... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1872 - 348 pages
...measuring grain, seeds, vegetables, roots, fruit, salt, coal, and other articles not liquid. TABLE. **2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart, qt. 8 quarts, 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks, 1 bushel, .... bu.** 36 bushels, 1 chaldron, .... chal. How many cubic inches does the beer gallon contain ? How many wine... | |
| Shelton P. Sanford - Arithmetic - 1872 - 402 pages
...MEASURE. The firkin contains 9 gallons; the kilderkin contains 2 firkins. ABT. 178. DRY MEASURE. TABLE. **2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart, qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks " 1 bushel, bu.** DRY MEASURE is used for measuring all kinds of grain, ••ceils, salt, etc. The standard bushel of... | |
| Daniel Barnard Hagar - Arithmetic - 1872 - 352 pages
...used in measuring dry articles, such as grain, fruit, vegetables, coals, etc. TABLE. 2 pints (pt.) are **1 quart. . . qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck. . . . pk. 4 pecks 1 bushel . . bu. 1** bu. = The United States Standard Bushel contains 2150.42 cubic inches. The Imperial Bushel of Great... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - 1872 - 342 pages
...is used in measuring such dry articles as grain, fruit, roots, coal, etc. Table. 2 pints (pt.) are **1 quart, qt. 8 quarts, 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks, 1 bushel, bu.** The chaldron, a measure of 36 bushels, formerly employed with some kinds of coal, is now seldom used.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1873 - 384 pages
...measuring articles not liquid, as grain, fruit, salt, roots, ashes, &c. What is dry measure ? TABLE. **2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart, qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck pk. 4** pucks " 1 bushel,. bu. or bush. UNIT EQUIVALENTS, qt. pt. pk. 1 = 2 b«. 1 = 8 = 16 1 = 4 = 32 = 64... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1873 - 362 pages
...is used in measuring such dry articles as grain, fruit, roots, coal, etc. TaTole. 2 pints (pt.) are **1 quart, qt. 8 quarts, 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks, 1 bushel, bu.** The chaldron, a measure of 36 bushels, formerly employed with some kinds of coal, is now seldom used.... | |
| George Augustus Walton - Arithmetic - 1873 - 348 pages
...pint, and gill. These are the units of DRY MEASURE. TABLE. 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint, marked pt. 2 pints = **1 quart, " qt. 8 quarts = 1 peck, " pk. 4 pecks = 1 bushel, " bu.** EXAMPLES. 85. In 3 bu. 3 pk. of chestnuts how many quarts ? 86. What cost 8 bu. 2 pk. 5 qt. of nuts,... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1874 - 444 pages
...measuring grain, seeds, vegetables, roots, fruit, salt, coal, and other articles not liquid. TABLE. **2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart, . . . . qt. 8 quarts, 1 peck, .... pk. 4 pecks, 1 bushel, . . . . bu.** 36 bushels, 1 chaldron, . . . chal. Construct and memorize a Table of equivalents. What is called the... | |
| Philotus Dean - Arithmetic - 1874 - 472 pages
...dividing it by the decimal .83311, Art. 334. 3. COMMON DRY MEASURE. TABLE. Irregular scale of values. **2 pints, (pt.) make 1 quart, qt 8 quarts, " 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks, " 1 bushel, bu.** UNIT EQUIVALENTS. qt, pt. pk. 1=2 bu. 1 = 8 = 16 1 = 4 = 32 = 64 NOTE 1,— The standard of dry measure... | |
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