Posted by **brianna** on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:11pm.

Which of the following best describes the relationship between the size of a one ounce container compared to a one pound container?

1 the size of a one oz container is 16 times the size of a pound container. 2 the size of a one oz container is 1\16 the size of a 1 pound container.

3 the size of a 1pound container is 16x more than the 1 oz container. 4 the size of a one pound container is 1/16 the size of a one oz container.

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**Steve**, Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 12:05am
since 1 oz is 1/16 of a pound,

the 1-oz container will be 1/16 the size of the 1-lb container, considering only volume. (B)

Note that (C) says the lb is 16x **more**, making it 17x the size.

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