Posted by **Celest** on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:26pm.

Which is the best way to find the weight of an elephant?

A) gallon

B) ounce

C) kilogram

D) liter

Is it B?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:32pm
An elephant may weight 10,000 pounds.

A pound is 16 ounces.

16 * 10,000 = 160,000 ounces

Is there a better answer?

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**Celest**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:36pm
a liter?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:42pm
A liter and a gallon measure volume -- like water or a soft drink.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant

http://answers.reference.com/information/misc/what_weighs_a_kilogram

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**Reiny**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:55pm
My guess would be that its weight would be given in kg or in metric tons

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**Damon**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10:18pm
The ounce is the only weight measurement here. Kilograms measure mass not weight. However if this is elementary science they may not know that and would use kilograms for weight.

weight = mass * local acceleration of gravity

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