# CUSTOMARY UNITS OF WEIGHT WORD PROBLEMS WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

Lucy made 3 cakes that each weighed 32 ounces. How many pounds of cake did Lucy make ?

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Problem 2 :

Mike's turkey burger recipe calls for 4 pounds of ground turkey. How many ounces of ground turkey should Mike purchase at the local grocery store ?

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Problem 3 :

Sarah's dog weighs 64 ounces. How many pounds does Sarah's dog weigh ?

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Problem 4 :

Jim's soccer bag weighs 48 ounces. He removed his cleats and shinguards that weighed a total of 1 pound.How much does his soccer bag weigh now ?

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Problem 5 :

Carlos wants to buy a new 40 - pound dumbbell to boost his fitness. What is the weight of the dumbbell in ounces ?

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Problem 6 :

Venice prepared 2 main dishes for dinner for her family. The roasted chicken weighs 9 lbs 6 oz, and the roasted turkey is 21 lbs 13 oz. How much heavier is the roasted turkey than the roasted chicken ?

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Problem 7 :

Megan prepared 8 special cupcakes for her cousins. Each cupcake contains 3 ounces of cocoa powder and 2 ounces of sugar. How much cocoa powder did Megan use for the cupcakes in all ? Express your answer in lbs and oz.

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Problem 8:

Fred used a total of 6 lbs of peanuts and 5 lbs of sugar to make 4 jars of peanut butter. How many ounces of peanuts did he use in each jar ?

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Problem 9 :

The mass of an empty pail is 3 oz. When it is filled with sand, the mass of the pail with the sand is 5 lbs. What is the mass of the sand in the pail ?

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Problem 10 :

Christine bought 6 bags of corn chips, 3 bags of nachos and 5 cans of cola from one store. The mass of each bag of corn chips is 5 ounces and the mass of each bag of nachos is 4 ounces. What is the total mass of the snacks she bought ? Express your answer in lbs and oz.

Solution

1) So, weight of cake in pounds = 6 pounds.

2)  64 ounces

3)  So, Sarah's dog weighs is 4 pounds.

4)  Hence, weigh of soccer bag is 2 pounds.

5)  So, weight of the dumbbell is 640 ounces.

6)  The roasted turkey is 12 lbs 7 oz heavier than the roasted chicken.

7)  Megan used 1 lb 8 oz of cocoa powder in all.

8)  Each jar has 24 ounces of peanuts.

9)  The mass of the sand in the pail is 77 ounces.

10)  Total mass of the snacks is 2 lbs 10 oz.

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