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Old Notebooks Larry Clark and I Once Had a Math Teacher like This!

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Old Notebooks Larry Clark and I Once Had a Math Teacher like This!



I was checking out the tables and a lot of terms are archaic or not in use even in my school days. i. e. 1 solid foot (cubic now). “aliquot parts of a pound”, and when was the pound worth $4.86C? Google: didn’t help much other than the $4.86 rate was in effect from the mid 1800s to the 1930s. 
one example: 
Student Life in English Canada during the Thirties (Montreal and Kingston 1990), pp. … The pound sterling was worth $4.86.

Check the “Long Measure”, Interesting?

Thanks Larry for these!