Header: Units of Weight

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The ounce (oz), the pound (lb), and the ton (T) are units of weight.

Picture: A pencil.

A pencil with the eraser chewed off weighs about an ounce.

Your math text book or sixteen pencils weigh about a pound.

Picture: A car.

An empty car (the four-door kind) weighs about a ton.

One ton is the same as 2000 pounds.

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