... The Primary Spelling Book: A Simple and Progressive Course of Instruction in Spelling and Definition, with Easy Reading Lessons, for Junior Classes

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Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1858 - 96 páginas
 

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Página 94 - Circular Measure is applied to the measurement of circles and angles, and is used in reckoning latitude and longitude, and the revolutions of the planets round the sun.
Página 93 - TABLE. 12 Inches (in.) make 1 Foot, ft. 3 Feet " 1 Yard, yd. 5J Yards, or 16J Feet, " 1 Rod, or Pole, rd. 40 Rods " 1 Furlong, fur. 8 Furlongs, or 320 Rods, " 1 Mile, m. 3 Miles
Página 91 - WEIGHT 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, Ib. 100 pounds " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight " 1 ton. T. 1. How many drams in 3 ounces? in 4 ounces? in 6 ounces ? 2. How many ounces in 32 drams ? in 48 drams ? in 64 drams ? 3. How many ounces in 3 pounds ? in 5 Ibs.
Página 90 - Mill 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent, marked ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, " d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, " doll, or $. 10 dollars " 1 eagle, " E. OBS. 1. Federal money was established by Congress, Aug. 8, 1786. It i«* based upon the principles of the decimal notation.
Página 92 - TABLE. 2 pints pt. make 1 quart, marked qt. 8 quarts - 1 peck, - pk. 4 pecks - 1 bushel, - bu. 36 bushels - 1 chaldron, - ch.
Página 94 - TABLE, 60 seconds (s.) - make - 1 minute, marked m. 60 minutes ------ 1 hour, - - - - h. 24 hours -------1 day, - - - - d. 7 days -------1 week, - - - - w. 4 weeks ------ 1 month, - - - - mo . 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, ) 1 common, or ) or 365 days and 6 hours, J Julian year, ) -
Página 90 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr. or far.") make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings
Página 91 - Weight is the weight used in weighing gold, silver, and jewels. TABLE. • 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, pwt. 20 Pennyweights " 1 Ounce, oz. 12 Ounces
Página 92 - TABLE. 4 gills (gi.) - make - - 1 pint, marked pt. 2 pints ------- 1 quart, - - - qt. 4 quarts ------ 1 gallon, - - - gal. 31£ gallons ------ 1 barrel, - - - bar.

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