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ria, expressing weights of 10 grammes, 100 grammes, 1,000 grammes, 10,000 grammes; in the latter case, the Roman numerals deci, centi, are prefixed, to express tenths, hun. dredths of a gramme. Starting from the relation between the English yard and the French mètre, we are enabled to compare the units of weight, and it is found that a gramme 15.432348 grains Troy, from which the equivaIents in English measure for the other weights can easily be found: thus

Grains Troy. Lbs. Avoirdupois. Centigramme =

•1543234

*0000220462 Decigramme

1.543234

*00022046 GRAMME

15.43234

*00220462 Decagramme

154 3234

0220469 Hectogramme: 1543.234

.220462 Kilogramme 15432 34

2:20462 Myriagrammes 1543234

22.0462

•19684 cwt Quintal (q.v.) = 1543234

220 462

1.9684

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