## Rudimentary Treatise on Arithmetic |

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Page 39 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) - 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (1b.).

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Page 100 - ... then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term, and the quotient will be the answer in the same name of the third term.