Jackson weighed 6 pounds 3 ounces when he was born. When he was 4 weeks old, he weighed 128 ounces. How much weight did Jackson gain in those 4 weeks?

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Oct 26, 2016

Answer:

Jackson gained #29# ounces in #4# weeks.

Explanation:

Jackson Weighed #6# pounds and #3# ounces.

We know that #1# pound #=16# ounces
#implies 6# pounds#=16*6# ounces #=96# ounces

#implies# Jackson weighed #(96+3)# ounces #=99# ounces

In #4# weeks, Jackson weighed #128# ounces.

#implies# Jackson gained #(128-99)# ounces #=29# ounces