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2/4/2008          
The Goings-On
Speaking of Weight...
2/4/2008
KNOW YOUR AVOIRDUPOIS SYSTEM OF WEIGHTS! (British)
1 ounce(oz) = ~28.35 grams (g)
16 dram/drachm = 1 ounce (oz)
16 ounce = 1 pound (lb)
14 pounds = 1 stone (st)
2 stones = 1 quarter (qtr)
4 quarters = 1 hundredweight (cwt)
20 hundredweight = 1 ton (t)
Note: As demonstrated above, the British ton weighs 2,240 pounds.
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