# Is a quarter-pound heavier than a ounce?

Yes. There are 16 ounces in a pound and so there are 4 ounces in a quarter-pound.

### Is a fluid ounce of water heavier than an ounce of flour?

A fluid ounce of water weighs slightly more than a dry ounce (1 fluid ounce of water weighs 1.043 dry ounces). Therefore a fluid ounce of water is heavier than a dry ounce of flour (or anything else for that matter). Note that a fluid ounce of something else might NOT be heavier. A fluid ounce of lead is much heavier than a fluid ounce of feathers!

### Do troy pounds and avoirdupois pounds weigh the same?

No....the AV pound is heavier. The Troy ounce is heavier than a AV ounce but there are only 12 troy ounces in a Troy pound compared to 16 in a AV pound. There is an old joke...What is heavier, a pound of Gold or a pound of feathers...? The pound of feathers... Because the troy pound of Gold is measured in Troy...which has a lighter pound.

### Which is heavier an ounce of gold or an ounce of iron?

Precious metals like gold and silver are weighed using the Troy system where there are 12 Troy ounces in a Troy pound and each oz. consists of approximately 31.1 grams. Most other items in English-speaking countries are weighed using the Avoirdupois system where there are 16 Avoirdupois ounces in each Avoirdupois pound and each oz. consists of approximately 28.35 grams. Consequently, a Troy pound = 373.2 grams and an Avoirdupois pound = 453.6 grams. So…

### What is the best way to buy perfume fl oz or oz?

A fluid ounce is a volume measurement; an ounce is a weight measurement. When it comes to water (at a certain temperature, to be exact), one fl. oz = 1.04 oz. If your question were about water, and you wanted more bang for your buck, you'd want to pay per fluid ounce. So the question about perfume becomes, is perfume heavier or lighter than water? If it's heavier than water, then you want to pay…

### Is oz the same as floz?

No, they are not the same. An 'Ounce' is a unit of weight. A 'Fluid Ounce' is a unit of volume. A fluid ounce of mercury is much heavier than an ounce of flour or water. However, a fluid ounce of water at room temperature is going to be pretty close to an ounce in weight. In most cooking applications, the difference is not going to be very much for the smaller quantities, but it…

### How much does one troy ounce weigh in regular ounces?

The troy ounce The troy ounce is heavier than the typical grocery store (avoirdupois) ounce used in the USA. When you purchase a 1 ounce silver or gold coin, you are receiving a "troy" ounce. If you put that same 1 troy oz. coin on a grocery store scale you will find that it weighs about 10% more than the food ounce you are familiar with. It will weigh about 1.1 avoirdupois ounces. Source: http://lynncoins.com/troy_ounce.htm…