# What weights more a quarter pound or an ounces?

An ounce is one sixteenth of a pound.

A quarter pound is equal to 4 ounces.

Therefore a quarter pound weighs more than an ounce.

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No. That's the problem with trying to work with a system of units that has two different ounces ... "fluid ounces" for volume and "ounces" for force. The volume of a liquid is measured in "fluid ounces". 16 of them make 1 pint, and 128 of them, make 1 gallon. The weight of anything ... liquid or solid ... is measured in "ounces". 16 of them make 1 pound. 16 fluid ounces of water weigh…

### What are british weight measurements?

The UK presently uses the metric system. Grams. The English system (in use in the US) more correctly called Avoirdupois Weights, Troy Weights and Apothecaries Weights use grains as the smallest unit. (grains are equal in all 3 systems) where 1 pound (Av.) = 7000 grains and 1 pound Troy or Apoth. = 5760 grains. 1 pound (Av) = 16 ounces (Av) 1 pound (T or Rx) = 12 ounces (T or Rx) 1 oz.(Av)…

### Which is heavier a pound of flour or a pound of gold?

This is a common trick question, you're supposed to think that since gold is heavier ( really more dense) than flour that the same amount must weigh more. Of course since you have a pound of each, each weighs a pound so their weights are identical. However, if you want to be technically correct the pound of flour is heavier. This is because unlike the metric system where a kilogram is always a kilogram, in…