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Old 02-13-2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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What percent of one pound is one ounce?

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Old 02-13-2012, 07:13 PM   #2
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1/16 = .0625 = 6.25%

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Old 02-13-2012, 07:23 PM   #3
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Thanx that helps

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Old 02-13-2012, 08:11 PM   #4
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Just for future reference, Google will do a lot of calculations for you...you just have to know all of the tricks. I have BeerSmith and I still use google for conversions.

For example, type in the search bar: 1 ounce to percent pounds
...you will get: 1 ounce = 6.25 percent pounds

Pretty cool stuff, once you get used to it.

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Old 02-13-2012, 08:29 PM   #5
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How come when I multiply 1 lb x 6.25 I get 6.25? is that metric?

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Old 02-13-2012, 08:32 PM   #6
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How come when I multiply 1 lb x 6.25 I get 6.25? is that metric?
I think you are asking the wrong question.

One ounce is 1/16th of a pound, or 6.25%. 6.25 x 16 ounces = 100%, or one pound.
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:33 PM   #7
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I think to "check the math" you want to multiple 6.25% * 16 oz.: 0.0625 * 16 oz = 1 oz.

damn, homebrewdad beat me to it.

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How come when I multiply 1 lb x 6.25 I get 6.25? is that metric?
Because 1 x anything = anything
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damn, homebrewdad beat me to it.
I am the simple math ninja.
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:38 PM   #10
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