## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic, Adapted to the United States |

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make 1 ounce , 16 ounces , 1 pound , 28 pounds , 1 quarter of a

4 quarters , 1

weighed all coarse and drossy goods , grocery wares , and all metals except ...

make 1 ounce , 16 ounces , 1 pound , 28 pounds , 1 quarter of a

**hundred**weight ,4 quarters , 1

**hundred**weight , cwt . 20**hundred**weights 1 ton , By this weight areweighed all coarse and drossy goods , grocery wares , and all metals except ...

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... 4 inches make i hand . In measuring depths , six feet make 1 fathom , or French

toise . Distances are measured by a chain , four rods long , containing one

... 4 inches make i hand . In measuring depths , six feet make 1 fathom , or French

toise . Distances are measured by a chain , four rods long , containing one

**hundred**links . 9 Land , or Square Measure . ' , 144 ARITHMETICAL TABLES . Page 15

... yet when it is placed on the right hand of figures , it in creases their value in a

tenfold proportion , by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cypher

annexed to it becomes 20 , twenty , and with two cyphers , thus , 200 , two

... yet when it is placed on the right hand of figures , it in creases their value in a

tenfold proportion , by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cypher

annexed to it becomes 20 , twenty , and with two cyphers , thus , 200 , two

**hundred**. Page 16

place of tens , it becomes so many tens , or ten aimes its simple value , and in the

third place , or place of hundreds , it becomes an

and so on , as in the following TABLE : ' 1 - One . C . of Millions , X . of Millions ...

place of tens , it becomes so many tens , or ten aimes its simple value , and in the

third place , or place of hundreds , it becomes an

**hundred**times its simple value ,and so on , as in the following TABLE : ' 1 - One . C . of Millions , X . of Millions ...

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123461 , One

4666240 , Four millions , six

forty . Note . For convenience in reading large numbers , they may he divided ...

123461 , One

**hundred**and twenty - three thousand four**hundred**and sixty - one .4666240 , Four millions , six

**hundred**and sixty - six thousand two**hundred**andforty . Note . For convenience in reading large numbers , they may he divided ...

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