Mass is the quantity of matter in the object and weight is the force of gravity acting upon the object

1 pound = 16 ounces = 453.59237 grams exactly

The weight in grams divided by 453.59237 = the weight in ounces divided by 16 Or: (find weight of pencil in ounces first

X/453.59237 = Weight of pencil in ounces/16

Multiply both sides by 453.59237 and then do division to solve for X

The weight in grams divided by 453.59237 = the weight in ounces divided by 16 Or: (find weight of pencil in ounces first

X/453.59237 = Weight of pencil in ounces/16

Multiply both sides by 453.59237 and then do division to solve for X