Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

A man weighing 120 pounds is carrying two bags of weight, 5 pounds 34 ounces and 3 pounds 12 ounces. The combined weight of man and the bags in ounces is ___________.

  1. 2094
  2. 1386
  3. 2000
  4. 2056

Hint:

Convert pounds to ounces, then add all the weights to find out the combined weight.

The correct answer is: 2094


    1pound = 16ounces
    Weight of man =120 pounds = 120 cross times space 16 space equals space 1920 o u n c e s
    weight of bag1 = 5pounds 34 ounces = ((5cross times 16 right parenthesis + 34) ounces = 114ounces
    weight of bag 2 = 3pounds 12 ounces = ((3 cross times 16 right parenthesis + 12)ounces = 60ounces
    combined weight = (1920 + 114 + 60)ounces = 2094 ounces

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