how many is a pound?

for example a dozen is equivalent to "twelve". So how many is a pound?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    here is a saying my grandmother told us:

    "A pint is a pound the world around"

    16oz in a pint and 16oz in a pound.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    1 pound is 16 ounces

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    a pound is measurement of weight. if u see something that has a price per pound (lb) it means that is the price for however much of the pruduct that weighs 1 pound or 16 oz.

    it's also the currency of Britain (1 pound = 1.9423 U.S. dollars)

  • 1 decade ago

    When you're speaking about weight as an unit, a pound is 16 ounces.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    a pound is 16 ounces

    more conversions here....

    http://www.metric-conversions.org/weight/pound-con...

  • 1 decade ago

    it's 0.45359 kilograms, 453.59237 grams, 16 ounces, 0.07143 stone

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