## Sunday, January 19, 2014

### Conversion problems for measures of weights

Conversion problems:  Kilograms, pounds, tons, ounces and grams

One pound is equal to 0.453592 kilograms.  How many pounds are in a kilogram?  What is the relationship between kilograms per pound and pounds per kilogram?

How many kilograms are in one American ton (2000 pounds)?   How many tons are in a kilogram?   What is the relationship between kilograms per ton and tons per kilogram?

A television weighs 40 pounds.   What is the weight of the television in kilograms?

A car weighs 2 and 1/3 American tons.   What is the weight of the car in kilograms?

A truck weighs 2000 kilograms.  What is the weight of the truck in pounds?

1 gram is equal to 0.035274 ounces.  How many grams are in an ounce?  What is the relationship between grams per ounce and ounce per gram?

A necklace weighs 3 3/8 ounces?  How many grams does the necklace weigh?

What is heavier 400 ounces or 12,000 grams?

There are 28.3495 grams in an ounce.  How many grams are in a pound?  How many kilograms are in a ton?

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