# A package weighs 96 ounces. What is the weight of the package in pounds?

##### 1 Answer
Nov 20, 2016

Weight of the package is $6$ pounds

#### Explanation:

As $16$ ounces make $1$ pound

$1$ ounce will make $\frac{1}{16}$ pound

and $96$ ounces will make $\frac{1}{16} \times 96$ pounds

or $\frac{1}{\cancel{16}} ^ 1 \times {\cancel{96}}^{6}$ pound

i.e. $6$ pounds.