# A koala weighs 20 pounds. In her pouch, she carries her joey that weighs 20 ounces. What is the combined weight of the adult koala and her joey in ounces?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 24, 2018

#### Explanation:

1 pound = 16 ounces

so if a koala weighs 20 pounds and we want to find it in ounces, we go

Since we already know that the joey weighs 20 ounces and we need to find the combined weight of the adult koala and her joey, we go