Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Unit 1B Review: 17

Answer

$48\text{ ounces}$

Work Step by Step

Use the conversion rate $1 \text{pound} = 16 \text{ ounces}$ by multiplying $\frac{16\text{ ounces}}{1\text{ pound}}$ to obtain: $\require{cancel} 3\text{ lb} \\= 3\text{ lb} \cdot \frac{16\text{ ounces}}{1\text{ lb}} \\= 3\cancel{\text{ lb}} \cdot \frac{16\text{ ounces}}{1\cancel{\text{ lb}}} \\=48\text{ ounces}$
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