A Mental Arithmetic

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D. Appleton and Company, 1890
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Page 82 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq.
Page 83 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 84 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 79 - AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds „ " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred-weight, cwt. 20 Hundred-weight
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Page 85 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
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Page 81 - LONG MEASURE. 12 inches (in.) make 1 foot, ft. 3 feet "1 yard, yd.
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