Arithmetical Problems, Oral and Written: With Numerous Tables of Money, Weights, Measures, Etc., Designed for Review and Test Exercises ...
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1875 - 282 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 9 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Σελίδα 12 - Weight is used in weighing gold, silver, jewels, and in philosophical experiments. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) = 1 Pennyweight . pwt. 20 Pennyweights = 1 Ounce . . . . oz. 12 Ounces = 1 Pound . . . . Ib. 1 Ib. C 5760 gr. .< 240 put. ( 12 oz. 36. TABLE. DIAMOND WEIGHT. 16 Parts = 1 Grain. 4 Grains — 1 Carat. 1 Carat = 3i Troy gr., nearly. ASSAYERS
Σελίδα 26 - The Liter is the unit of capacity, both of Liquid and of Dry Measures, and is a vessel whose volume is equal to a cube whose edge is one-tenth of a meter, equal to 1.05673 qt.
Σελίδα 39 - July 14, 1890, are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract. United States notes are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.
Σελίδα 18 - DIVISIONS OF THE CIRCLE. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute. 60 Minutes = 1 Degree. 30 Degrees = 1 Sign. 90 Degrees = 1 Quadrant. 360 Degrees, or 12 Signs = 1 Circumference. Formerly the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ; thus, the second was divided into 60 thirds, the third into 60 fourths, &c.
Σελίδα 19 - TABLE. 12 Units = 1 Dozen . . . doz. 12 Dozen = 1 Gross . . . gro. 12 Gross = 1 Great Gross . G. gro. 20 Units = 1 Score . . . sc.
Σελίδα 3 - Linear Measure is used by land surveyors in measuring roads and boundaries of land. TABLE. 7.92 Inches = 1 Link . . . I. 25 Links = 1 Rod . . . rd. 4 Rods = 1 Chain . . . ch. 80 Chains = 1 Mile . . . mi.
Σελίδα 25 - The Are is the unit of land measure, and is a square whose side is 10 meters, equal to a square dekameter, or 119.6 sq. yards. TABLE. 1 Centiare, ca.