Posted by **Sanaya** on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:51pm.

Holly ordered 3 pounds and 11 ounces of roast beef and 4 pounds and 10 ounces of ham. How much meat did Holly order?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:52pm
What do you think?

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**Sanaya**, Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:54pm
add the pounds then add the ounces

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:57pm
Right.

After you've done that, you'll need to convert the 21 ounces to 1 pound and 5 ounces.

1 pound = 16 ounces

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