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www.mygemologist.com/learn/jewelry-metals/measuring-gold-weight

The old riddle goes: what weighs more a pound of feathers or a pound of gold? Some say gold because it is heavier. Others say they are both a pound so they ...

plancksconstant.org/blog1/2012/01/a_pound_of_feathers_is_heavier_than_a_pound_of_gol.html

Jan 11, 2012 ... That's right, a pound of feathers weighs more than a pound of gold. Let me explain why. Feathers are weighed in avoirdupois ounces, the kind ...

mathpolymath.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/gold-and-feathers

Dec 31, 2013 ... Hi everyone! I had intended to write up a full etymology post this month, but time got away from me during the holidays. So for now, I offer an ...

www.quora.com/Which-weighs-more-a-pound-of-gold-or-a-pound-of-feathers

Typical answer is they both weigh the same, but do they? No one uses the 16 fat- ounce scale to weigh gold; they use the 12 wimpy-ounce scale. On the other hand, ...

goodriddlesnow.com/riddles/view/454

Does a pound of gold or a pound of feathers weight more?...

www.quora.com/Which-weighs-more-a-pound-of-feathers-or-a-pound-of-bricks

Both weights same, because feathers are one pound and bricks also one pound ... Which weighs more, a pound of gold or a pound of feathers? Which has more ...

astar.tv/post/which-is-heavier-a-pound-of-feathers-or-a-pound-of-gold

Aug 19, 2015 ... Now, before you get all up in arms, I'm not about to say something outrageous like, “a pound of gold weighs more than feathers because gold is ...

lesswrong.com/lw/1cw/pound_of_feathers_pound_of_gold

Oct 23, 2009 ... Which weighs more: a pound of feathers, or a pound of gold? Close consideration of this riddle - and the conditions under which people tend to ...

samknight.com/?p=1257

Mar 9, 2013 ... But apparently it can be argued because gold is measured in troy pounds, which have 12 ounces, and feathers are measured in avoirdupois ...

www.braingle.com/brainteasers/287/gold-and-feathers.html

Gold and Feathers. Trick brain teasers appear difficult at first, but they have a trick that makes them ... Which is heavier, a pound of feathers or a pound of gold?