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Page 9 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 14 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES

Page 23 - 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...

Page 24 - Be it enacted by the Senate and Souse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Arms Control and Disarmament Act Amendments in 1975".

Page 24 - Act, it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the Weights and Measures of the Metric System...

Page 7 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord ; and n cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

Page 24 - Statutes the tables in the schedule hereto annexed shall be recognized in the construction of contracts, and in all legal proceedings, as establishing, in terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States, the equivalents of the weights and measures expressed therein in terms of the metric system...

Page 15 - Avoirdupois Weight is used for all the ordinary purposes of weighing. TABLE. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, oz. 16 ounces

Page 226 - C do it ? 14. A and B can dig a well in 6 days, A and C in 8 days, and B and C in 9 days ; in how many days can each dig it, working alone ? 15. In how many days can they do it working together ? 16. Patrick, Peter, and Philo can dig 40 rods of ditch in 10 days ; Patrick and Peter can do it in 15 days ; Peter and Philo can do it in 13^ days ; in how many days can Patrick and Philo dig 28 rods ? 17.

Page 4 - Measure is used in computing areas or surfaces ; as of land, boards, painting, plastering, paving, etc. TABLE. 144 Square Inches (sq. in.) make 1 Square Foot sq. ft. 9 Square Feet " 1 Square Yard sq. yd. 30} Square Yards " 1 Square Rod sq. rd. ' 160 Square Rods