How to Measure Ounces and Pounds
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Basics on the topic How to Measure Ounces and Pounds
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Transcript How to Measure Ounces and Pounds
Mr. Squeaks is participating in a competition to prove he's got brains AND brawn. Zuri is measuring and recording what he is lifting. The objects he is lifting are being measured using OUNCES and POUNDS. In order to see how much weight Mr. Squeaks is lifting, we need to learn (...) "How to Measure Ounces and Pounds". Ounces and Pounds measure "weight, (...) which is how heavy an object is". Some objects are heavy and weigh more. "RAWR!" While some objects are lighter and weigh less. "Ahhh." An "ounce is a unit used to measure weight that is lighter than a pound". When we write ounces, we use the abbreviation
How to Measure Ounces and Pounds exercise
How would you measure each of the objects?Hints
Pounds are heavier than ounces.
We use pounds to measure things with more weight. We use ounces to measure things with less weight.Solution
We use pounds to measure heavier items like people, elephants or rocks. We use ounces to measure lighter items like an apple, Mr. Squeaks or a chocolate bar.
How many ounces are in a pound?Hints
If there are 32 ounces in 2 pounds, how many ounces are in 1 pound?
Use the scale to determine how many ounces are in a pound.Solution
There are 16 ounces (oz) in 1 pound (lb).
How many ounces are in 2 pounds?Hints
1 pound (lb) = 16 ounces (oz)
To find out how many ounces are in two pounds, multiply 2 by 16.Solution
2 x 16 = 32
2 pounds (lbs) = 32 ounces (oz)
You multiply 2 by 16 because there are 16 ounces in 1 pound.
Convert ounces to pounds.Hints
1 pound = 16 ounces
To convert ounces to pounds, you divide the given number of ounces by 16.
To find out how many pounds are in 48 ounces, you divide 48 by 16.Solution
- 3 pounds = 48 ounces
- 10 pounds = 160 ounces
- 8 pounds = 128 ounces
64 ounces is how many pounds?Hints
Use the chart the help you determine how many pounds are in 64 ounces.
To convert ounces to pounds, you divide the number of ounces by 16. Divide 64 by 16 to find how many pounds are in 64 ounces.
Pounds = lbs
Ounces = ozSolution
To find the answer, we need to divide 64 by 16 as there are 16 ounces in one pound.
- 64 ÷ 16 = 4
- 64 ounces = 4 pounds.
Convert between ounces and pounds.Hints
To convert pounds to ounces, you can multiply the given number of pounds by 16.
To convert ounces to pounds, you can divide the given number of ounces by 16.
? pounds = 32 ounces. To find out how many pounds, divide 32 by 16.
32 divided by 16 = 2.
So, 2 pounds = 32 ounces.Solution
2 pounds = 32 ounces
10 pounds = 160 ounces
3 pounds = 48 ounces
7 pounds = 112 ounces