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danielheyliger
 one year ago
Does a pound of gold or a pound of feathers weight more?
danielheyliger
 one year ago
Does a pound of gold or a pound of feathers weight more?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The answer is supposed to be neither, because both would be a pound, yet that answer is technically incorrect. Gold is universally weighed using a different measurement system than most other materials. It is weighed using the troy system, and troy ounces. This system is measured so that 12 troy ounces makes up 5760 grains to the pound, while the common measurement for feathers would make them equal to 7000 grains to the pound. Thus, a standard pound of feathers technically weighs more than a pound of gold.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So yes its feathers.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought i was wrong

danielheyliger
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you are wrong this is the right answer Answer: The feathers. A pound of feathers is measured in avoirdupois weight, in which one pound equals 16 ounces. Precious metals are measured in troy weight, in which one pound equals 12 ounces. However, the ounces are not measured in the same way. In avoirdupois weight, one ounce = 437.5 grains. In troy weight, one ounce = 480 grains. So, one pound of feathers weighs (16)x(437.5 grains) = 7,000 grains. One pound of gold weighs (12)x(480 grains) = 5,760 grains.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why did you delete it?

danielheyliger
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well you are right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought i was wrong that is why

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you weren't sure of your answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well after i read ur response i was not sure of my answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh well its fine at least we found the answer.

danielheyliger
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1KAKES1967 message me
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