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Posted by **Gabby** on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 1:40pm.

What is 5/14 lbs = to in oz

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 1:54pm1 ton = 2,000 lbs.

You could use a proportion and solve for x.

1/2000 = x/750

2,000x = 750

x = 750 / 2,000

x = 0.375 tons

1 lb. = 16 ounces

Take the second problem from there.

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**Gabby**, Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:32pmI got 1/15002000

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:56pmOops -- something is wrong. Your answer doesn't make sense.

(5/14) * 16 = 80/14 = 5.71 ounces

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