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Why is the abbreviations for pounds lbs ?

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  • 10 years ago
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    Pound in latin is libra. The abbreviation is lb and the plural is lbs.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    10 years ago

    Teaspoon Tbs

  • ?
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    Table spoon Tsp

  • Dawn M
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    um lbs maybe

  • ?
    Lv 5
    10 years ago

    ummmm I think it's cause it makes sense in spanish (libras)

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    b/c its latin for "libras"

  • I dunno.. I've always wondered that too.

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