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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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    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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    a liter?

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    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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    My guess would be that its weight would be given in kg or in metric tons

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    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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