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US Customary Measure - Weight

When you are done, try the US Weight Quiz.

Weight is the measure of the force of pull of gravity on an object. There are three basic units, the ounce, the pound and the ton in the US customary measurement system.

Comparing US Customary Measures of Weight
Unit Ounce Pound Ton
Ounce 1 1/16 1/32000
Pound 16 1 1/2000
Ton 32,000 2,000 1

 

Table of Examples of Units of Weight Use
Ounce

Envelope

Envelope

Egg

Egg

Pound

Chair

Chair

Man Running

Man Running

Ton

Elephant

Dump Truck

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