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# 1 Pound = 16 Ounces

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1 Pound = 16 Ounces [#permalink]  30 Apr 2019, 00:21
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1 Pound = 16 Ounces

 Quantity A Quantity B Weight of 16,000 ounces of rice Weight of 1,000 pounds of coal

A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: 1 Pound = 16 Ounces [#permalink]  06 Jul 2019, 01:43
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To compare the two quantities keep both the quantities in the same unit either pound or ounce.
I will keep it in ounce.
For qty A leave it as it is as the weight is in ounce.
For qty B
coal is of weight 1000 pound so in ounce it is 16*1000 = 16000 ounce.
Both are equal

option C
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Re: 1 Pound = 16 Ounces [#permalink]  30 Jan 2020, 00:20
amorphous wrote:
To compare the two quantities keep both the quantities in the same unit either pound or ounce.
I will keep it in ounce.
For qty A leave it as it is as the weight is in ounce.
For qty B
coal is of weight 1000 pound so in ounce it is 16*1000 = 16000 ounce.
Both are equal

option C

how do we know that weight of 1 unit of Rice and 1 unit of Coal is same ?
Re: 1 Pound = 16 Ounces   [#permalink] 30 Jan 2020, 00:20
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