What is 1 ounce in math? Definition and Examples


ounce is a unit of weight in the customary measurement system that is equal to one-sixteenth of a pound.

1 ounce = (1/16) pound or 1 pound = 16 ounces.

The ounce is used to measure the weight of things that are somewhat light.

Things in your house that can have a weight of approximately 1 ounce

  • About 560 drops of water or one-eighth of a cup. If you want to see what 1 drop of water looks like, check this site.

  • About seven teaspoons of water.

  • About two tablespoons of sugar.
  • About the amount of sugar in two apples

  • About seven or eight grapes

  • About 1 slice of bread

  • About 1000 grains or 2.5 tablespoons of rice depends on the size.

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