Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Lesson Check: 8

Answer

The number of ounces will be greater than the number of pounds.

Work Step by Step

The ratio of pounds to ounces is $1:16$. To find the number of ounces in a pound multiply the number of pounds by 16. Since you are multiplying the number of pounds by the number of ounces, the number of ounces will be greater than the number of pounds.
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