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

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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.

Page 206 - MK CROSS. THE OPERA CHORUS BOOK, Consisting of Trios, Quartets, Quintets, Solos, and Choruses, selected and arranged from the most popular Operas of Von Weber, Rossini, Meyerbeer, Bellini, Benedict, Donizetti, Mercadante, Auber, Balfe, Verdi, and Bishop. By EDWARD L. WHITE and JOHN E. GOULD. [ We select the following from numerous Notices of this Work.]