How much does an ounce weigh?

Answer

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.

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.

Q&A Related to "How much does an ounce weigh?"
1. Enter the value in fluid ounces into the calculator. Check the calculator display to make sure you entered it correctly. 2. Multiply by 1.043, the weight of 1 fluid oz. of pure
http://www.ehow.com/how_8353146_convert-fluid-ounc...
The weight of half an ounce is half an ounce. Ounces (not to be confused with fluid ounces, or fl oz) are a unit of weight measurement. They ARE a specific weight, and can only be
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_weight_of_ha...
There are 28.47 grams in 1 ounce. Do you need anymore conversions done
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-weight-...
Generally around 2 1/2 points.
http://www.chacha.com/question/how-many-weight-wat...
Explore this Topic
Half an ounce is equivalent to exactly 14.1747616 grams. Half an ounce is also equivalent to three teaspoons or one tablespoon. Half a fluid ounce is equivalent ...
Gold Price UK (British Pounds); Conversion: 1 troy ounce = 31.1034768 grams, Then 2 ounce of gold worth is 62.2069536. ...
A twenty dollar gold coin weighs exactly 33.436 grams or .9675 ounces.When this coin was issued, .9675 ounces of gold was equal to 20 dollars and 67 cents. ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com