The Decimal System of Numbers: Illustrated and Practically Applied, by a Series of Systematic and Progressive Exercises

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B.B. Mussey, 1852 - Arithmetic - 210 pages
 

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Page 53 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 51 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT 20 grains = 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 dram. 8 drams = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.
Page 56 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 54 - ANGULAR MEASURE. 60 seconds (") = 1 minute ('). 60 minutes = 1 degree (). 360 degrees = 1 circumference.
Page 55 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 51 - AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams = 1 ounce. 16 ounces = 1 pound. 28 pounds = 1 quarter. 4 quarters = 1 hundred weight. 20 hundred weight = 1 ton.
Page 53 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.
Page 55 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 51 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.
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