Measurement - Weight  Customary Unit

Unit of Weight   U.S Customary System

U.S. Customary unit Weight is measured in  
ounces, pounds and tons.

Unit of U.S Weight example


US Customary Units 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 รท 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

metric and customary table