# It is known that 1 gallon of water weighs 8.3453 pounds. which weighs more an ounce of pennies or an ounce(as capacity) of water explain.?

##### 1 Answer

The weight of a fluid ounce of the water is

the weight of an ounce of pennies would be

#### Explanation:

I assume "ounce(as capacity)" refers to "fluid ounce" -- the unit of volume.

A conversion can be done between fluid ounce and gallon":

From the given data, we can say that the density of water is

It will be convenient for this problem to convert that to units of

Now that we have the density of water in

I also refer you to this website:

https://metric-calculator.com/converter_fl_oz_to_lb.htm

At the very bottom of the page it tells you "Please note this is volume to weight conversion, this conversion is valid only for pure water at temperature 4 °C."

The density of water varies with temperature -- it is maximum at 4 °C. I suspect that at some warmer temperature,

I hope this helps,

Steve