Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.1 Problem Solving with U.S. Measurement Units - 7.1 Exercises: 19

Answer

112 oz

Work Step by Step

7 lb = 112 oz Use a unit fraction with ounces (the unit for your answer) in the numerator, and pounds (the unit being changed) in the denominator. Because16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb), the necessary unit fraction is (16 oz)/(1 lb) Multiply 7 lb times the unit fraction. 7 * (16 oz)/(1 lb) = 112 oz
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