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# What do you get when you take 8 pounds and 7 ounces away from 12 pounds and 3 ounces?

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To do this mathematical question you need to know 1 pound = 16 ounces. So take 12 pounds & 3 ounces and change it to 11 pounds & 19 ounces. Now you are able to do the equation. 11 lbs & 19 ozs - 8 lbs & 7 ozs = 3 pounds & 12 ounces

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## Related Questions The only way to do that is to take 1pound 4ounces away from you. 12 pounds = 192 ouncesThat is 192 ounces.     12 pounds is 192 ounces (16 ounces per pound).   There 12 ounces to a pound. Divide the number of ounces by 12, and that is the number of pounds. 12 pounds is 192 ounces (16 ounces per pound).  No, 8 pounds 7 ounces is lighter than 8 pounds 12 ounces by 5 ounces. There are 16 ounces to a pound. There are 16 ounces in one pound. Therefore, 12 ounces is equal to 12/16 = 0.75 pounds. 12 pounds are: 192 ounces.Multiply by 16 (the number of ounces in a pound) for 192 ounces (avdp). There is 16 ounces in every pound. Therefore, 0.75 pounds equals to 12 ounces. There are 16 ounces in a pound.16 ounces - 4 ounces = 12 ouncesSo eight pounds minus four ounces is 7 pounds and 12 ounces.  Each pound = 16 ounces 12 pounds = (12 x 16) = 192 ounces 12pounds 9ounces = 201 ounces Figure 8-10 ounces per person; if you estimate 12 ounces each, then you take into account fat content (that isn't eaten), and additional for seconds. At 8 ounces = 100 pounds At 10 ounces = 125 pounds at 12 ounces = 150 pounds  That is approximately 363 pounds and 12 ounces  (12 pounds) x (16 ounces per pound) = 192ounces208 ounces is more ounces, and so it is bigger, heavier, and more greater than 12 pounds. There are 16 ounces in one pound. Therefore, 12 pounds is equal to 16 x 12 = 192 ounces.

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