Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 7 - Measurement - Review Exercises: 12

Answer

4 lb

Work Step by Step

64 oz = __lb Use a unit fraction with pounds (the unit for your answer) in the numerator, and ounces (the unit being changed) in the denominator. Because16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb), the necessary unit fraction is (1 lb)/(16 oz) Multiply 64 oz times the unit fraction. 64* (1 lb)/(16 oz) = 4 lb
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