## 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 penny - weight , marked 20 penny - weights , 1 ounce , 12 ounces , 1

make 1 penny - weight , marked 20 penny - weights , 1 ounce , 12 ounces , 1

**pound**, 3. Avoirdupois Weight . pot . OZ . Ib . oz . 16 drams ( dr . ) make 1 ounce , 16 ounces , 1**pound**, lb. 28**pounds**, 1 quarter of a hundred weight , gr . Page 32

In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price of one yard ,

In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price of one yard ,

**pound**, & c . is given ( in Federal Money ) to find the value of the whole quantity . RULE . Multiply the given price andquantity together ... Page 34

The value of 100 lbs . of any article will be just as many dollars as the article is cents a

The value of 100 lbs . of any article will be just as many dollars as the article is cents a

**pound**. For 100 lb. at 1 cent per lb. = 100 cents = 1 dollar . 100 lb. of beef at 4 cents a lb. comes to 400 cents 4 dollars , & c . Page 40

COMPOUND ADDITION , Is the adding of several numbers together , having airferent denominations , but of the same generic kind , as

COMPOUND ADDITION , Is the adding of several numbers together , having airferent denominations , but of the same generic kind , as

**pounds**, shillings and pence , & c . Tons , hundreds , quarters , & c . RULE . * 1. Page 42

Ans ! £ 60 ) Os : 5d . 14. Find the amount of the following sums , viz .. Forty

Ans ! £ 60 ) Os : 5d . 14. Find the amount of the following sums , viz .. Forty

**pounds**, nine shillings , £ d . Sixty - four**pounds**and nine pence , Ninety - five**pounds**, nineteen shillings , Seventeen shillings and 4 d . Ans . £ .### What people are saying - Write a review

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