Unit of Weight U.S Customary System
U.S. Customary unit Weight is measured in
ounces, pounds and tons.
MEASURES OF WEIGHT
1 pound (lb.) = 16 ounces (oz.)
1 ounce = 1/16 pound
1 ton (T) = 2,000 pounds (lb.)
Convert pounds to ounces
Multiply the number of pounds by 16
Example: 10 pounds = 10 x 16 = 160 ounces
Convert ounces to pounds
Divide the number of ounces by 16.
Example: 80 ounces = 80 ÷ 16 = 5 pounds
A scale is use to measure weight.
Scales comes in many different sizes and shape. Some only
measure ounces and some measure ounces, pounds and ton
Most scales are analog are digital
Metric and Customary units table