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KEY TO CARD No. 29.

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LESSON 1.
In 5 tb. 83 43 23 17 gr. how many grains ?

Ib. 3 3

gr.

5 8 4 2 17 Ounces in a pound,

12 Ounces,

68 Drams in an ounce

8 Drams,

548 Scruples in a dram,

3 Scruples,

1646 Grains in a scruple,

20 Result in grains,

32937 Answer.

LESSON 2.
In 32937 grains how many pounds ?
Answer, 5 tb. 83 43 23 17 gr.

Grains.
2|0)32937

3)1646 17 grains over.
8) 548 2 scruples over.

4 drams over.
5 tb. 8 ounces over.
LESSON 3.

Ib. 3 3 3

3 5 5 i Aloes,

4 7 2 Rhubarb, If an Apothecary mix

2 6

2 1 2 Calomel ; How

many pills may he
form of 4 grains each? 1 1 5 0
Answer, 1635.

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109 3

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327 Э

6540 gr. + 4 = 1635 Pills.

CARDS ARE OMITTED AT PRESENT.

CLOTH MEASURE. 4 nails, marked na. make 1 quarter of a yard, qr. 4 quarters,

1 yard, yd. 3 quarters,

1 Ell Flemish, E. FI. 5 quarters,

1 Ell English, E. E. 6 quarters,

i Ell French, E. Fr.

LESSON 1.
In 75 yards how many quarters and nails ?

Answer, 300 quarters, 1200 na.

75 yds.

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In 441 yards, 1 qr. 1 na. how many nails ? Ans. 7061 na. yds. qr. na. 441 1 1

LESSON 4. 4

In 36 Ells English how many quarters LESSON 6. Cloth Measure. How many yards of muslin in the four following pieces ?

and nails? 4

Answer, 720 nails. 36 x 5= 180. 180 x 4 = 720. 7061 nails.

1765 qrs.

LESSON 5. In 55 Ells French how nails ? Answer, 1320.

55 x 6 x 4 = 1320.

many nails?

yds.

qrs. na, 1 piece, 18 2 3 2

19 1 2 3

21 2 1 4

20

1 2

qt. pk.

Answer, 80 0 0.

DRY MEASURE.
2 pints, marked pt. make 1 quart,
8 quarts,

1 peck,
4 pecks,

1 bushel, bu.

LESSON 1. In 5 loads of wheat, each 21 bushels, how many pecks? 21 x 5 x 4 = 420.

Answer, 420 pecks.

LESSON 2. A farmer wishes to seed 54 acres with wheat, at the rate of 5 pecks to the acre; how much wheat is required ? 54 acres,

Answer, 67 bu. 2 pks. 5 pecks to the acre.

54x5+4=674.
4)270 pecks.
67 bu. 2 pks.

LESSON 3. A merchant wishes to transport 504 bushels of flaxseed, in casks that will hold 7 bushels each; how many casks are wanted ? 504:7=72. Answer, 72 casks.

WINE MEASURE. 4 gills, marked gi. make 1 pint, 2 pints,

1 quart, 4 quarts,

1 gallon, 314 gallons,

i barrel,

bl. 42 gallons,

1 tierce, tier. 63 gallons,

1 hogshead, hhd.* 2 hogsheads,

1 pipe, p. 2 pipes,

T. Note.-231 solid inches make a gallon. * A hogshead in the United States is of no certain quantity; it contains from 100 10 125 gallons; but generally about 112.

1 tun,

pt. qt.

gal.

LESSON 1. Wine Measure. In 112 gallons how many pints ?

Answer, 896. 8 pints in a gallon.

112x8=896. 896 pints.

LESSON 2. Wine Measure. A vintner had 2 pipes of wine, each containing 126 gallons, and he wished to draw it off into bottles of 7 gills each ; how many bottles were sufficient ? Ans. 1152.

126 gallons in a pipe.

2 pipes.

252 gallons in all.

4 quarts in a gallon. 1008 quarts in the whole.

8 gills in a quart. • Gills in each bottle, 7)8064 gills in the whole.

1152 number of bottles. LESSON 3. Wine Measure. If a grocer reduce 126 gallons of brandy, by mixing wa. ter equal to one fourth the quantity of brandy, how many gallons will he have in the whole? Answer, 157 gal. 2 qts.

126+4=31 gal. 2 qts. over.
31 gal. 2 qts. + 126 gal. = 157 gal. 2 qts.

LONG MEASURE.
3 Barley corns, or bar, make 1 inch.
4 Inches, 1 hand in measuring borses.
9 Inches, 1 quarter of a yard.
12 Inches, 1 foot.

ft. 3 Feet, 1 yard.

yd. 6 Feet, 1 fathom.

fm. 5} Yards or 164 feet, 1 rod, pole, or perch. 40 Poles, 1 furlong.

fur. 8 Furlongs, 1 mile.

mile. 3 Miles, i league,

lea. But, in measuring distances, the Chain is preferable to the Rod or Pole.

in.

7.92 Inches, make 1 link.

L. 25 Links,

1 pole or perch. P. 4 Poles, or 100 links, 1 chain.

ch. 10 Chains,

i furlong

fur. 80 Chains or 8 furlongs, 1 mile. LESSON 1.

OPERATION. In 34 miles how many poles?|| 16.5)18513.0(1122

165 31 miles = 3.5 x 8 = 28 fur. * 40 = 1120 P.

. 201

165 OPERATION. 3.5 Miles.

. 363 8 Furlongs in a mile.

330 28.0 Furlongs.

.330 40 Poles in a furlong.

330 1120 Poles.

LESSON 4.
Ans. 1120 Po.

In 1 mile how many yards ?

1 milez3 fur.x0=320 poles. LESSON 2.

5.5 yards=i pole.

320x5.5=1760. In ] 122 Poles, how many feet?

OPERATION. 16.5 fect=1 pole x 1122=

1 Mile=8 fur. 18513.0 feet.

40 poles in a fur.
OPERATION.
1122 poles.

320 poles in a mile. 16.5 feet in a pole.

5.5 yards in a pole.

160 5610

160 6732 1122

Ans. 1760.0 yards in a mile. Ans. 18513.0 ft. 18513.0 feet.

LESSON 5.
A bridge builder engaging

to erect a bridge over a LESSON 3.

stream 17 rods wide, wantIn 18513.0 feet, how many led 6 stringpieces, each 17's poles ? Ans. 1122 poles. ||rods long; how many feet in 18513.0-16.5=1122 length were required ?

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