[The Inch, or Gallon, being divided into 32 parts.]

[In multiplying decimals it is usual to drop all but the two or three first figures.]

Decimals.

Gallon.

or Inch.

Gills.

Pints.

Quarts.

.03125

1-32

1

1/8

.0625

1-16

2

.09375

3-32

3

3/8

.125

1-8

4

1

.

.15625

5-32

5

1

5/8

.1875

3-16

6

1

.21875

7-32

7

1

7/8

.25

1-

8

2

1

.28125

9-2

9

2

1 1/8

.3125

5-16

10

2.

1

l1-2

11

2

1 3/8

Decimals.

Gallon.

or

Inch.

Gills.

Pints.

Quarts.

.375

3-8

12

3

1

.40625

1-32

1

3

1 5/8

.4375

7-16

14

3

1

.46875

15-32

15

3

1 7/8

.5

1-2

16

4

2

.53125

17-32

17

4

2 1/8

.5625

9-16

18

4

2

.59375

19-32

19

4

2 3/8

.625

5-8

20

5

2

.65625

21-82

21

5

2 5/8

.6875

ll-16

22

5

2

Decimals.

Gallon.

or Inch.

Gills.

Pints.

Quarts.

.71875

23-32

23

5

2 7/8

.75

3-4

21

6

3

.78125

25-32

25

6

3 1/8

.8125

13-16

26

6

3

.84375

27-32

27

6

3 3/8

.875

7-8

28

7

3

.90625

29-32

29

7

3 5/8

.9375

15-16

30

7

3

.96875

31-32

3

7

3 7/8

1.000

1

32

8

4

APPLICATION. Required the gallons in any Cylindrical Vessel. Suppose a vessel 9 1-- inches deep, 9 inches diameter, and contents 2.6163, that is 2 gallons and 61 hundredth parts of a gallon, now to ascertain this decimal of a gallon refer to the above Table, for the decimal that is nearest, .625, opposite to which is 6-8th of a gallon, or 20 gills, or 5 pints, or 2 1-2 quarts, consequently the vessel contains 2 gallons and 5 pints.

INCHES To find what part of an inch the decimal 708 is. Refer the above Table for the decimal that is nearest, which is .71875, opposite to which is 23-32, or nearly 3-4ths of an inch.