Solve the Word Problems for Weight Measurement

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1
Find what is the total weight of 6 metal chairs, if the weight of 1 metal chair is 11 pounds 11 ounces?
2
How many bags are required, if candy weighing 3 pounds 8 ounces is filled equally in bags of 14 ounces each?
3
Timothy has 3 metal balls each weighing 3 pounds 6 ounces, 8 pounds 3 ounces and 10 pounds 11 ounces. What is the total weight of these three metal balls?
4
1 package of fruits is 9 pounds 5 ounces and another package of fruits is 6 pounds 2 ounces. Find what is the total weight?
5
A grain box weighs 9 pounds 6 ounces. grains weighing 5 pounds 3 ounces taken out from the box. Find what is the remaining weight of that grain box?
6
7 pounds 5 ounces of candy is filled equally in 9 bottles. Find what is the weight of candy in each bottle?
7
Find what is the total weight of 3 wooden chairs, if the weight of 1 wooden chair is 35 pounds 14 ounces?
8
How many bags are required, if candy weighing 3 pounds 6 ounces is filled equally in bags of 9 ounces each?
9
Hannah has 3 iron balls each weighing 14 pounds 1 ounce, 6 pounds 14 ounces and 14 pounds 8 ounces. What is the total weight of these three iron balls?
10
1 package of cake is 2 pounds 12 ounces and another package of cake is 1 pound 9 ounces. Find what is the total weight?

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1
Find what is the total weight of 6 metal chairs, if the weight of 1 metal chair is 11 pounds 11 ounces?
Weight of 6 metal chairs is equal to 70 pounds 2 ounces
Solution
Weight of 1 metal chair = 11 lb 11 oz
Number of metal chairs = 6
Weight in ounce
1 pound = 16 ounce
11 lb 11 oz => (11 x 16 oz) + 11 oz = 187 oz
Weight of 6 metal chairs = 6 x 187 oz = 1122 oz
Weight in pound
1 ounce =
116
pound
1122 oz =>
112216
= 70 lb 2 oz
∴ Weight of 6 metal chairs is equal to 70 pounds 2 ounces
2
How many bags are required, if candy weighing 3 pounds 8 ounces is filled equally in bags of 14 ounces each?
candy weighing 3 pounds 8 ounces require 4 bags
Solution
Total weight of candy = 3 lb 8 oz
Weight of one bag = 14 oz
Weight in ounce
1 pound = 16 ounce
3 lb 8 oz => (3 x 16 oz) + 8 oz = 56 oz
Number of bags required =
5614
= 4
∴ candy weighing 3 pounds 8 ounces require 4 bags
3
Timothy has 3 metal balls each weighing 3 pounds 6 ounces, 8 pounds 3 ounces and 10 pounds 11 ounces. What is the total weight of these three metal balls?
22 pounds 4 ounces is the total weight of 3 metal balls
Solution
Weight of metal ball1 = 3 lb 6 oz
Weight of metal ball2 = 8 lb 3 oz
Weight of metal ball3 = 10 lb 11 oz
Total weight of 3 metal balls =3 lb 6 oz + 8 lb 3 oz + 10 lb 11 oz
= 22 lb 4 oz
∴ 22 pounds 4 ounces is the total weight of 3 metal balls
4
1 package of fruits is 9 pounds 5 ounces and another package of fruits is 6 pounds 2 ounces. Find what is the total weight?
The total weight of fruits packages is 15 pounds 7 ounces
Solution
Weight of fruits package 1 = 9 lb 5 oz
Weight of fruits package 2 = 6 lb 2 oz
Total weight of fruits = 9 lb 5 oz + 6 lb 2 oz
= 15 lb 7 oz
∴ The total weight of fruits packages is 15 pounds 7 ounces
5
A grain box weighs 9 pounds 6 ounces. grains weighing 5 pounds 3 ounces taken out from the box. Find what is the remaining weight of that grain box?
Remaining weight of grain box is 4 pounds 3 ounces
Solution
Weight of grain box = 9 lb 6 oz
Weight of grains taken out = 5 lb 3 oz
Remaining weight of grain box = 9 lb 6 oz - 5 lb 3 oz
= 4 lb 3 oz
∴ Remaining weight of grain box is 4 pounds 3 ounces
6
7 pounds 5 ounces of candy is filled equally in 9 bottles. Find what is the weight of candy in each bottle?
The weight of candy in each bottle is 13 ounces
Solution
Weight of candy = 7 lb 5 oz
Number of bottles = 9
Weight in ounce
1 pound = 16 ounce
7 lb 5 oz => (7 x 16 oz) + 5 oz = 117 oz
Weight of candy in each bottle =
1179
= 13 oz
∴ The weight of candy in each bottle is 13 ounces
7
Find what is the total weight of 3 wooden chairs, if the weight of 1 wooden chair is 35 pounds 14 ounces?
Weight of 3 wooden chairs is equal to 107 pounds 10 ounces
Solution
Weight of 1 wooden chair = 35 lb 14 oz
Number of wooden chairs = 3
Weight in ounce
1 pound = 16 ounce
35 lb 14 oz => (35 x 16 oz) + 14 oz = 574 oz
Weight of 3 wooden chairs = 3 x 574 oz = 1722 oz
Weight in pound
1 ounce =
116
pound
1722 oz =>
172216
= 107 lb 10 oz
∴ Weight of 3 wooden chairs is equal to 107 pounds 10 ounces
8
How many bags are required, if candy weighing 3 pounds 6 ounces is filled equally in bags of 9 ounces each?
candy weighing 3 pounds 6 ounces require 6 bags
Solution
Total weight of candy = 3 lb 6 oz
Weight of one bag = 9 oz
Weight in ounce
1 pound = 16 ounce
3 lb 6 oz => (3 x 16 oz) + 6 oz = 54 oz
Number of bags required =
549
= 6
∴ candy weighing 3 pounds 6 ounces require 6 bags
9
Hannah has 3 iron balls each weighing 14 pounds 1 ounce, 6 pounds 14 ounces and 14 pounds 8 ounces. What is the total weight of these three iron balls?
35 pounds 7 ounces is the total weight of 3 iron balls
Solution
Weight of iron ball1 = 14 lb 1 oz
Weight of iron ball2 = 6 lb 14 oz
Weight of iron ball3 = 14 lb 8 oz
Total weight of 3 iron balls =14 lb 1 oz + 6 lb 14 oz + 14 lb 8 oz
= 35 lb 7 oz
∴ 35 pounds 7 ounces is the total weight of 3 iron balls
10
1 package of cake is 2 pounds 12 ounces and another package of cake is 1 pound 9 ounces. Find what is the total weight?
The total weight of cake packages is 4 pounds 5 ounces
Solution
Weight of cake package 1 = 2 lb 12 oz
Weight of cake package 2 = 1 lb 9 oz
Total weight of cake = 2 lb 12 oz + 1 lb 9 oz
= 4 lb 5 oz
∴ The total weight of cake packages is 4 pounds 5 ounces

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