Arithmetical Problems, Oral and Written: With Numerous Tables of Money, Weights, Measures, Etc. : Designed for a Review and Test Exercises and May be Used with Any Series of Arithmetics
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - 282 páginas
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Página 21 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc., indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. A sheet folded in 2 leaves is called a Folio. A sheet folded in 4 leaves...
Página 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.
Página 25 - The Meter, like our yard, is used in measuring cloths and short distances. The Kilometer is commonly used for measuring long distances, and is about f of a common mile.
Página 19 - TABLE. 12 Units = 1 Dozen . . . doz. 12 Dozen = 1 Gross . . . gro. 12 Gross = 1 Great Gross . G. gro. 20 Units = 1 Score . . . sc.
Página 133 - What will be the cost, at $ .25 per sq. yd. of removing the earth for a cellar 10 ft. deep, and whose measurement inside of the wall, which is 2 ft. 6 in. thick, is 32 ft. long and 18 ft. wide ? Ans. $ 78.79^. 30. How many bricks 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick would be required to construct a wall 15 ft. high and 1J ft.
Página 27 - Units of the Common System may be readily changed to units of the Metric System by the aid of the following TABLE. 1 Inch ; 1 Foot : 1 Yard 1 Rod 1 Mile 1 Sq. inch 1 Sq. foot : 1 Sq. yard : 1 Sq. rod : 1 Acre : 1 Sq.
Página 40 - ... 3 per cent. ? 4£ per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7£ per cent. ? 8 per cent.? 9 per cent. ? 10 per cent.
Página 1 - Measures of length are used in measuring lines or distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5^ yards, or 16£ feet = 1 rod (rd.).
Página 21 - COPYING. 58. Clerks and copyists are often paid by the folio for making copies of legal papers, records, and documents. 72 words make 1 folio, or sheet of common law. 90 " 1 " chancery. A folio varies in different States and countries, but usually contains from 75 to 100 words.