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# How much does an ounce weigh?

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**One ounce weighs 28.35 grams.** An ounce can also be measured as 1/16 of a pound. The term comes from the Latin word "uncia," meaning one-twelfth; in the old apothecaries' system of measurement, there were 12 ounces in 1 pound.

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Comparing the weight of common objects helps to understand how much 1 ounce weighs. An ounce weighs about as much as a group of about 10 or 11 U.S. pennies put together, or just a little less than four 1-euro coins. The typical weight of a AA battery is about 1 ounce. A group of about 20 paperclips also weighs 1 ounce.

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## How many sheets of paper together weigh 1 ounce?

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Full Answer >**Approximately six sheets of 20-pound paper weigh 1 ounce together.**Each sheet of paper weighs approximately 16/100 of an ounce, so six sheets weigh 96/100 of an ounce.Filed Under: -
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## How much is half an ounce?

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Full Answer >**The equivalent to one-half ounce varies depending upon what is being measured.**When measuring the volume of liquids, a standard one-half fluid ounce is equal to one tablespoon, while the metric equivalent is 15 milliliters. However, when measuring mass, one-half ounce is equal to 15 grams.Filed Under: -
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## Who invented the number 0?

A:The concept of zero first appeared in A.D. 976. The Persian encyclopedist Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Khwarizmi observed that if no number appeared in the tens place, then an empty circle represented a placeholder. However, the mathematician Fibonacci is generally recognized as the inventor of the number zero.

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## What is the ALT code for the square root symbol?

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Full Answer >**The ALT code for the square root symbol is ALT+251.**ALT codes are used as shortcuts for inserting common symbols, such as dashes, mathematic symbols or foreign characters, quickly. They are used by holding down the ALT key while entering in the specific number sequence.Filed Under: