Math and Arithmetic
Units of Measure
Weight and Mass
Why does a sixteen fluid ounce bottle of coca cola weigh more than a pound of steel?
H0w many fluid ounce in a pound?
In a pound of what? Fluid ounces is a measure of volume. Pound is a measure of weight. The number of fluid ounces in a pound is going to depend on the density of the substance in question. A pound of mercury is much smaller in volume (and thus has fewer fluid ounces) than a pound of water. If we are speaking of water, or something equivalent, 1 ounce of water by weight fills up one fluid ounce of space, so a pound of water (16 oz) is 16 fluid ounces, or 1 pint.
Asked in Units of Measure
How much does sixteen ounces of gasoline weigh?
Sixteen ounces or a pound. Answer: In the context of a liquid, ounce refers to the unit of volume the fluid ounce. 1 US Fluid ounce is 29.57 mL. 1 Ounce weighs 28.57 g. Gasoline has a density of 0.71-0.77 kg/l - say .75 g/ml Therefore 16 fl.oz.= 16x2.57/28.57x0.75 oz (mass) 16 fluid ounces of gasoline therefore has a mass of 12.42 ounces or 0.77 pounds (mass)
How many ounces in a fluid ounce?
Asked in Cooking Measurements
How many 8 ounce bricks of cream cheese equals one pound?
Where can I find an easy crockpot recipe for pulled pork?
Is an ounce bigger than a pound?
How many fluid ounces are in an ounce?
Asked in Cooking Measurements, Units of Measure, Crabs
How many pounds is 8 oz?
8 oz. is half a pound. one pound is 16 oz. One pound is sixteen ounces, so there is one-half pound in eight ounces. 0.5 lb. One pound equals to 16 ounces and one ounce equals 0.06 of a pound. Also this relates only to solid (weight) ounces. There are two different kinds of ounces, ounces of weight/mass and ounces of volume (fluid). This can change when you are using the ounces to measure a non-liquid such as flour or sugar since the weight of dry items is not the same as their volume. An ounce of volume is called a "fluid ounce."
Is a fluid ounce the same as regular ounce?
There is no such thing as a regular ounce. A fluid ounce is a unit of volume. There are 16 fluid ounces (US) to the pint (US). A dry ounce is a unit of weight. There are 16 dry ounces to the pound. Frequently, the words fluid and dry are omitted. You have to know whether you're talking about volume or dry weight.